Move underscores practice’s foundation of being physician-led.
Leading radiology practice Radiology Partners (RP) announced Tuesday it has created an Office of the Chief Medical Officer and has named 13 providers to serve.
The launch of the office is an opportunity for these leaders within the practice to further promote the organization’s mission to transform the specialty through improvements in operations, integrations, communications and health policy, artificial intelligence, technology and data, provider experience, research and education, recruitment, and growth.
“Establishing a radiologist-led Office of the Chief Medical Officer is an exciting step that will further amplify the voices of radiologist leaders both internally and externally,” said Rich Whitney, RP chair and chief executive officer. “This step-function increase in investment in radiologist leadership is reflective of our core values and represents continued progress on our journey building a transformative radiology practice that is delivering clinical value to our patients and the healthcare system overall.”
The intent of the office, according to a practice statement, is in line with RP’s mission of being physician-led. The CMO office will include:
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