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Dr. Scott Betzelos, Inova Health System

Inova names Betzelos chief patient safety officer

By Bob Herman
Posted: June 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm ET

Dr. Scott Betzelos has been named chief patient safety officer at Inova Health System.

In addition, Inova appointed Betzelos chief medical officer at the Falls Church, Va.-based system's flagship facility, Inova Fairfax Hospital. In his roles, Betzelos, who is board-certified in emergency medicine, will develop clinical integration strategies systemwide and oversee all care-delivery initiatives at the Fairfax campus.

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Betzelos, 51, previously served as chief quality officer of Presence Health Partners, a clinically integrated network within Chicago-based Presence Health.

Inova operates five acute-care hospitals, one children's hospital and more than a dozen outpatient centers.

Betzelos' appointments were effective April 28 and announced late in May.

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