Avera, Sioux Falls, S.D., promoted Dr. Tad Jacobs to chief medical officer of its physicians group.
Avera Medical names first CMO
Jacobs, 58, had served as chief medical information officer for Avera Medical Group, which consists of more than 550 doctors. Jacobs served as a primary-care doctor practicing in Flandreau, S.D. He was one of the first members of the medical group, which was created four years ago. The CMO position is new. Jacobs' age wasn't provided.
"I can think of nothing more rewarding than bringing my years of clinical experience and understanding of healthcare information technology to the table to facilitate the future of healthcare delivery at Avera," Jacobs said in a news release (DOC). "I look forward to serving my physician colleagues and the region in this new role."
Jacobs will partner with Chief Administrative Officer Dave Flicek and serve the Avera President's Advisory Council.
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