July 11, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Livingston HealthCare hires a new chief medical officer this month.
LIVINGSTON, MONT.—Livingston HealthCare has hired Robert Redwood,
MD, MPH, FACEP, as Chief Medical Officer, effective July 1, 2022. In his
role, Dr. Redwood oversees all clinical care, with a focus on patient
safety, clinical quality and physician engagement. Reporting to Deb Anczak,
CEO of Livingston HealthCare, Dr. Redwood and the senior leadership team
will work together to implement programs and processes to achieve high
standards of quality and patient safety across the organization.
“Dr. Redwood brings an extensive background in emergency medicine
with research interests that include sepsis and antimicrobial stewardship.
He is board certified in emergency medicine and preventive medicine,”
said Deb Anczak, CEO. “He is a well-respected physician with strong
leadership experience. Dr. Redwood will be working closely with our providers
and administration to further the Livingston HealthCare mission of patient-centered
care—with a special focus in provider engagement in quality improvement.”
Dr. Redwood earned his medical degree at Rush Medical College. After completing
his emergency medicine residency with honors at University of Wisconsin
in Madison, WI, Dr. Redwood continued his education by completing a preventive
medicine residency, also at University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. During
both residencies, Dr. Redwood traveled to other training sites locally
and as far as Ethiopia and Ghana. Dr. Redwood is very active in leadership
and advocacy organizations, including the American College of Emergency
Physicians. He has published several articles on emergency and preventative medicine.
“I’m excited to join the leadership team at Livingston HealthCare
and look forward to continuing to advance patient safety and clinical
quality in our hospital. My goal is to not only ensure that we are providing
the highest quality care, but to help make every patient and loved one
who enters our doors feel safe and well cared for,” says Dr. Redwood.
About Livingston HealthCare: Livingston HealthCare, in Livingston, Montana, is a not-for-profit, 25-bed
critical access hospital with a Level 4 Community Trauma Facility, a multispecialty
provider clinic, as well as rehabilitation, and home-based services. Livingston
HealthCare is an affiliate of Billings Clinic.
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