SSM Health Care, St. Louis, has named Dr. Gaurov Dayal to the newly created position of chief medical officer and senior VP of physician innovation and integration for the health system.
Dayal to become first CMO at SSM
Dayal, 41, comes to the new SSM job from Adventist HealthCare, a system based in Rockville, Md., where he was system chief medical officer and senior vice president, according to the SSM news release.
At SSM, Dayal will oversee efforts to create a delivery system for managing population health while developing physician leadership across the Roman Catholic health system. Dayal will also oversee SSM's Patient Safety and Quality Center and clinical-decision support department, the news release said.
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