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Jerome Levine, MD will be joining CaroMont Health as Executive Vice President, Clinical Integration and Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

01-20-2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Marion Crawford
CaroMont Health
(704) 898-1548

January 20, 2011 - CaroMont Health is pleased to share the following organizational change. Jerome Levine, MD will be joining CaroMont Health as Executive Vice President, Clinical Integration and Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Levine will report to Valinda Rutledge and will oversee the Vice President of Medical Affairs, Vice President of Management and Physician Recruitment, Assistant Vice President of Quality Management, Physician Council Leadership and Medical Affairs.

Dr. Levine’s primary focus will be integrate the new vision of health care into CaroMont Health by leading CaroMont in the process of becoming an ACO, working closely with CaroMont Medical Group and the physician practices, and expanding CaroMont’s quality initiatives.

Dr. Levine graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1976, and completed a 3-year medical residency at NYU Medical Center- Manhattan VA Hospital. After an additional year as Chief Medical Resident at The Manhattan VA Hospital, he completed his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Manhattan VA Hospital. Levine joined Hackensack University Medical Center in 1994 as Chief of the Infectious Disease Division and later became Physician Liaison of Quality and Safety. He was honored as one of the “Top Docs” in New York Magazine in Infectious Diseases for both 1999 and 2000.

Dr. Levine has 28 years of experience as a senior clinical leader. His experience in clinical integration, developing and implementing new initiatives as well as coordinating quality and performance improvement programs will serve him well in his new role at CaroMont.

Dr. Levine will commence his duties on March 15 th.