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