President of Watkins Uiberall Healthcare Consulting Group Elected to Lifeblood's Board of
Memphis, TN-Bill Appling, President of Watkins Uiberall Healthcare Consulting Group,
LLC, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Lifeblood, a not-for-profit volunteer blood center located
in Memphis. Appling's term was effective October 28, 2010, during Lifeblood's October 2010 Board meeting.
"I look forward to serving on the Board of an organization that is so critical to the health of our local community,"
said Appling. "I am also committed to helping enhance the awareness of Lifeblood to increase its donations, and
ultimately, eliminate the dependence on other communities."
Appling joined Watkins Uiberall
Healthcare Consulting Group in 2008. In his role as President, he is responsible for managing, facilitating and coordinating
all physician and hospital organization consulting engagements. Appling works closely with members of Watkins Uiberall's
healthcare consulting team to solve key management and organizational issues for clients so they may achieve increased operational
Beyond his involvement with Lifeblood, Appling is an active member of numerous other
community and professional organizations, some of which include the National Medical Group Management Association, MidSouth
Medical Group Management Association, American College of Medical Group Practice Executives, Medical Group Management Association/University
Advisory Committee and the March of Dimes. He currently resides in Memphis.
the Memphis region's only not-for-profit volunteer blood center, dedicated to meeting the needs of patients, healthcare facilities,
medical professionals and the community at large by building exceptional relationships between volunteer donors and Lifeblood's
caring employees. Every year Lifeblood supplies more than 100,000 units of blood and blood products for local patient
transfusion. For more information, visit http://www.lifeblood.org/.