Dr. Halverson, Dr. Riemann take on new roles at Rogers

10/13/17 02:38:pm

halversonriemann.jpgTo help build a consistence patient experience across all Rogers locations, Dr. Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA, and Dr. Brad Riemann, PhD, have taken on new roles as chief medical officer and chief clinical officer, respectively.

The move will help Rogers achieve its goals of excellent clinical outcomes, high patient satisfaction, a lower cost of care, and positive work experience for the care team—also known as the Quadruple Aim goal. Drs. Halverson and Riemann will be working with Angie Crawford, chief nursing officer, to help build on Rogers’ tradition of nursing excellence. All three leaders will oversee and work side-by-side throughout the Rogers locations and will use tools and resources available through the Rogers Improvement System, Cerner EHR, and the Clinical Effectiveness Department.

Dr. Halverson also serves as the medical director for Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc and the FOCUS Mood Disorders Program. He holds leadership roles with the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Wisconsin Medical Society, and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association. Dr. Halverson will continue his role as medical director of the FOCUS program and Oconomowoc campus throughout the process of recruiting for the role.

Dr. Riemann also services as the clinical director of the adult OCD Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Services. Part of his new role is to evaluate and standardize protocols for Rogers’ DBT model for consistency and the best outcomes.

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