About Us


You're an expert in delivering high quality clinical care. We're the expert in knowing how to handle the influx of obstacles facing healthcare providers.

With depth of experience on your side of the table and as consultants our commitment is to leverage the knowledge we've gained to get you to where you want to go. Our philosophy is simple, let's figure out what the real problems are and then create and implement a high impact solution. The process we follow is the same, honed from years of experience. But, the approach we take is customized to the needs of the leadership team.  

In today's healthcare environment the organizations who survive will be proactive in addressing both strategic and business issues. You wouldn't want your patients to self-diagnose; we'll give you the same advice. Your practice deserves the expertise delivered by Regents Health Resources. 


Why Choose Regents?

  • National healthcare intelligence leader 
  • Unique understanding of both hospital & outpatient environments
  • Deep experience in all areas of practice management 
  • Over 23 years of company history
  • Bench strength with an average of 25 years in healthcare
  • Proven ability to implement successful solutions to drive strategic and operational improvements


Regents Defined…

  • A national healthcare consulting firm based in Nashville Tennessee
  • Formed in 1996 to assist hospitals and physicians in the planning, development and assessment of imaging services 
  • More than 1,000 successful engagements nationwide 
  • Today, Regents supports any medical specialty, hospital, ambulatory service or practice with: 
    • Market Assessments
    • Operational Assessments
    • Process Redesign 
    • Strategic Planning
    • Business Development 
    • Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions 

Leadership Team

Raif Erim, CEO

Raif Erim Regents Health Resources CEO Owner

Sheila M. Sferrella, President

Sheila M. Sferrella Regents Health Resources President AHRA Regulatory Committee Chairman

Bob Maier, Founder

Robert Bob Maier Regents Health Resources Founder past CEO

Daryl Demonbreun, Practice Executive

Daryl Demonbreun Physician Practice Executive Regents Health Resources

Cathleen Story, Senior Consultant



Samantha Jones, Business Analyst

Samantha Jones Business Analyst support Regents Health Resources


Nashville Business Journal

Nashville Business Journal

Ranked as One of the Largest Management Consulting Firms in Nashville 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 

Modern Healthcare


Ranked as One of the Top Business and Management Consultant Firms in the Nation 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 

AHRA Editorial Award - 2016 Gary Boyd Editorial Award for Outstanding Column in Radiology Management


Sheila M. Sferrella for her article, "Regulatory Changes ahead for Medical Imaging" was published in the Sep/Oct 2015 issue 

US Trade & Commerce Institute


Tennessee Excellence in Hospitals & Medical Imaging

Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan

2012  Innovation Award