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Dr. J. Scott Swygert, newly named CMIO of Lakeland Regional

Lakeland Regional names Swygert CMIO

By Christine LaFave Grace
Posted: November 7, 2012 - 3:45 pm ET

Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health System named Dr. J. Scott Swygert chief quality officer and chief medical information officer.

Since 2007, Swygert, a hospitalist, has served as Lakeland Regional's medical director of hospitalist services, according to a Lakeland Regional news release. In 2011, he was appointed Lakeland Regional's chairman of medicine.

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Swygert will maintain his clinical duties in his new role. He joined the system as a hospitalist at Watson Clinic in 1996 and was "instrumental in Lakeland Regional's comprehensive electronic health-record implementation," according to the release. His age was unavailable at deadline.

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