Physician C. Bryan Miller named SMH Chief Medical Officer of SMH Physicians Network


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Physician C. Bryan Miller named SMH Chief Medical Officer of SMH Physicians Network - Tuesday, December 30, 2014

In an important leadership development, Slidell Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Bill Davis announced today C. Bryan Miller, M.D., has become the Chief Medical Officer of the SMH Physicians Network.

In this role, Dr. Miller becomes the second physician to join the senior management leadership team at SMH, Davis said. A Family Medicine specialist, Miller has been a member of the SMH Physicians Network for four years. In addition to this new position, Miller will continue to see patients in his practice as a member of the SMH Physicians Network.

"Hospitals and physicians are more accountable now for the delivery of higher quality and more efficient care delivered at a lower cost. We believe having a physician of Dr. Miller’s experience in primary care join our senior leadership is vital to that end,” Davis said. "Working as both a physician and administrator, Dr. Miller will improve care, staff performance and the patient experience in the SMH Physicians Network medical practices.”

Miller will be a liaison between the network physicians and SMH administration. He will participate in the network’s administration to ensure an effective balance between administrative and clinical processes. He will oversee network peer review and quality assurance panels. He will help develop and implement medical protocols, patient care programs, medical practice policies and procedures. Dr. Miller will also work to identify opportunities and alternative to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the network.

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C. Bryan Miller, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, SMH Physicians Network

ABOUT SMH
Slidell Memorial Hospital is a full-service 229-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital located at 1001 Gause Blvd., in the heart of Slidell. Founded in 1959, SMH serves as a primary healthcare resource for families in St. Tammany Parish, La.; and, Pearl River County, Miss. For more information, visit http://www.slidellmemorial.org/ . The hospital’s main phone number is (985) 280-2200.

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