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Dr. Adam L. Myers Named New Chief Medical Officer for Methodist Health System

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From the DSN Newswire

Adam L. Myers, MD, will join Methodist Health System beginning June 7 in the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer and senior vice president for the system.

Adam L. Myers, MD, will join Methodist Health System beginning June 7 in the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer for the system.

Adam L. Meyers, MD
Methodist Health System CMO

A graduate of LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, Dr. Myers completed his residency with In His IMAGE Family Practice Residency at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has completed fellowship work at the University of Oklahoma Obstetrics and Gynecology department. He is a fellow and board certified with the American Association of Family Physicians, and holds board certification in Healthcare Quality Management and Patient Safety.   He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, where he was a National Merit Scholar.

“Dr. Myers brings key talents that will be invaluable to our Methodist Health System medical leadership team.” We know that his skills and experience will strengthen our ability to achieve Methodist’s ongoing mission to build upon our almost century-long tradition of providing exceptional quality patient care,” says Pamela Stoyanoff, Methodist Health System executive vice president and chief operations officer. “Dr. Myers joins the Methodist organization during an exciting time of unprecedented growth, expansion, and service. Together we can continue to make Methodist the best it can be for each other, our patients, their families, and our community.”

Prior to joining Methodist, Dr. Myers has worked with Community Health Systems, a 120-hospital for-profit system based in Franklin, Tennessee, as national medical advisor and a consultant for quality, utilization, HIM, IT, and risk issues since 2007. Concurrently, he has also served since 2003 with SouthCrest Hospital-Tulsa, a 180-bed community hospital with a medical staff of 600, first as medical director of quality, and later as senior vice president and chief medical officer following its acquisition by Community Health Systems in 2007. He has also served as a regional policy board member with the American Hospital Association, an assistant OB/GYN professor at the University of Oklahoma, and a private practice physician in family and maternity care. He and his family will be relocating to Texas from their current residence in Tulsa.

“I am thrilled about joining the Methodist Health System team and look forward to the challenges and achievements that lie ahead,” says Dr. Myers. “Working together, we will continue the legacy of service this health care system has established and find even greater ways to bring excellence to our patients and the community.”

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