|Dr. Gene Lammers Promoted to Medical Director of Senior Patient Safety and Quality|
|September 13, 2006|
INDIANAPOLIS - J. Eugene "Gene" Lammers, MD, MPH, has been promoted to the newly created position of Medical Director of Senior Patient Safety and Quality for Clarian Health Partners effective September 1. Dr. Lammers will provide geriatric medicine expertise and manage quality improvement initiatives within the Clarian hospitals and its partner institutions.
"Dr. Lammers is absolutely the best person to promote best practices within the Senior Health Services Center of Excellence and to serve as a physician resource on various performance improvement teams," said Clarian Senior Vice President Norm Tabler. "He brings a wealth of geriatric clinical experience and a detailed knowledge of the Clarian Heath network."
This is the 14th year of service for Dr. Lammers with Methodist Hospital and Clarian Health Partners. Most recently, he served as medical director for the Senior Health Center at Methodist Hospital. He has been a member of the Clarian Medical Executive Committee since its formation and is the committee's current secretary.
Dr. Lammers holds an MD from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, an MPH in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, and has served on several policy and quality committees of multiple national medical associations. Dr. Lammers is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
About Clarian Health Partners
Clarian Health Partners Inc. is an Indiana-based, private, non-profit organization, offering a broad base of tertiary services, specialized pediatric care provided by Riley Hospital for Children and a Level 1 Trauma Center. Clarian is Indiana's largest, most comprehensive health center and is one of the busiest hospital systems in the nation. Clarian employs nearly 13,000 employees and owns or is affiliated with 17 hospitals and health centers throughout Indiana, including five in Greater Indianapolis: Methodist and Indiana University hospitals, Riley Hospital for Children, Clarian West Medical Center and Clarian North Medical Center. Clarian Health Partners' mission is to improve the health of patients and the community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service. To fulfill its mission, Clarian uses the combined resources of its institutions and partnering organizations and its strong affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine, which is the nation's second largest medical center and a national leader in medical education and research. Clarian Health Partners Inc. operates the Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Hospital and Riley Hospital campuses as a single hospital under Indiana law.
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|Last updated October 23, 2006|