Improving the Health of Physician Practices and Their Patients

About Us

Advisors

A Clark Gaither, M.D., Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Gaither is a board certified family physician practicing in Goldsboro, NC. He began his practice career in 1992 by establishing Goldsboro Family Physicians together with his practice partner, Dr. Keith Clarke. Dr. Gaither has presented hundreds of lectures throughout the southeastern United States to physicians and the public on hypertension, cholesterol disorders, smoking cessation, physician burnout and other health related topics.


In addition, Dr. Gaither began, and continues as the medical director, the Wayne Action Teams for Community Health mobile free clinic, Wayne County's first free clinic. It is the second busiest free clinic in North Carolina and sees 600-800 patients per month. All mobile unit patient's care is free, all their medicines are free and all of their labs are free.

 

Additional Accomplishments:

  • Acting Member on the North Carolina Physicians Health Program (NCPHP) Board
  • Acting Chair of the North Carolina Physicians Health Program Compliance Committee
  • The North Carolina Academy of Family Physician's Family Physician of the Year 2002
  • Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member North Carolina Medical Society

 

 

Pete Gratale, President and CEO

Pete received his Bachelor of Science degree in radiology technology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His business story began with co-owning and managing a single outpatient radiology imaging center. In less than six years he grew the business to include over fifteen image centers and sold the franchise to a national company.

 

An extraordinary benefit of growth and sale of the imaging organization was the creation of Seagate Management Company. Instead of outsourcing many of the operational needs of the imaging company, Pete's vision was to create additional partnership companies. To date, Pete leads the Seagate Management team, which currently manages the "behind the scenes" functions for over 20 companies.

 

 

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