HealthLeaders Media June 23, 2021
MercyOne’s new chief medical executive says he is positioned to be a primary leader in the health system’s efforts to achieve health equity.
– The new chief medical executive of MercyOne says the primary elements of physician engagement include transparency, alignment of goals, and physician empowerment.
– To address health equity, a chief medical executive’s responsibilities include educating physicians about unconscious biases and garnering patient trust.
– The executive’s vision for telehealth after the coronavirus pandemic has passed includes using telehealth to boost care accessibility and creating a seamless telehealth experience.
A chief medical executive has a key role to play in addressing health equity, the new chief medical executive at Clive, Iowa—based MercyOne says.
Hijinio Carreon, DO,...