Bob is a proven leader in these areas and will, without doubt, play a significant role in taking the Learning Institute to the next level.
Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 21, 2008 -
QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar announced recently that D. Robert Wiemer, Jr., an educational services specialist, has joined the company as vice president of the Learning Institute at QHR (LIQ). In his new role, Wiemer will oversee LIQ's day-to-day operations, develop and implement a strategic plan for the business unit, develop new business and product lines, and create and execute initiatives that will advance LIQ's market position and brand.
"The Learning Institute is poised to become a leader in healthcare management education, and we are evaluating opportunities to expand the depth and breadth of its educational programs and tools," said Horrar. "Bob is a proven leader in these areas and will, without doubt, play a significant role in taking the Learning Institute to the next level."
A veteran of the healthcare industry with more than 13 years of experience, Wiemer has extensive experience in healthcare e-learning, product design and development, business strategy and operations, and strategic new business development. Previously, he held several senior-level positions with HealthStream, Inc., HealthStream EMS and PhyCor. Bob holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Texas and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University.
The QHR Learning Institute transfers knowledge and practical healthcare management expertise to more than 8,000 healthcare leaders and professionals each year, building their decision-making skills, sharing best practices for managing their departments, and developing their leadership capabilities.
QHR is a family of brands that has provided consulting, management and education resources to hospitals and health systems for three decades. QHR Management Services is the dominant market leader in hospital management resources, with nearly 170 current multi-year clients across the United States. QHR Consulting Services is among the 15 largest healthcare management consulting firms in the United States, with more than 150 consultants providing financial, operational and strategic support to hospitals. For more information, go to qhr.com.