February 09, 2018
IRVING, Texas – Miguel Benet, MD, will join Medical City Healthcare as chief medical officer starting March 1.
In this role, Dr. Benet will provide senior clinical direction and collaborate closely with physicians, clinicians, employees and leadership to ensure the successful implementation of the division’s vast and multi-faceted patient care initiatives.
“Providing the highest level of quality, compassionate care is our top priority,” says Erol Akdamar, FACHE, president of Medical City Healthcare. “Miguel’s experience in clinical staff leadership, operations and collaboration across a complex array of specialties will help support our mission to the care and improvement of human life.”
Since 2016, Dr. Benet served as CMO of HCA’s Swedish Medical Center in Denver, a Level I Trauma Center. In this role, he oversaw successful efforts to implement enhanced recovery pathways, reduce narcotic utilization, lower mortality from sepsis, and other initiatives. The medical center also achieved a Leapfrog A rating for patient safety. Prior to joining Swedish Medical Center, Dr. Benet served as chief medical officer at North Suburban Medical Center in Colorado and as chief of quality and business development for South Denver Anesthesiologists, PC.
“It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve in the Medical City Healthcare family,” says Dr. Benet. “I am looking forward to working alongside the many dedicated professionals who work to provide the best care possible for every patient, every day.”
A University of Florida graduate, Dr. Benet completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI. He completed his residency and served as chief resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School before going on to practice anesthesiology. Dr. Benet currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Harvard Business Review.
Dr. Benet assumes the CMO role from Dr. Scott Robins, who is retiring after a combined 46 years as a practicing physician and physician administrator.
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