John Kelly, MD, Named Vice President of Quality for HSHS Medical Group

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Dr. Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience in health care quality and management to HSHS Medical Group. He has led strategic quality improvement initiatives for physician organizations, hospital systems and managed care organizations.

John Kelly, MD, PhD, FACMQ

Dr. Kelly’s background and leadership experience will be a tremendous asset to HSHS Medical Group,” said Melinda Clark, chief executive officer

John Kelly, MD, PhD, FACMQ, has accepted the position of vice president of quality for HSHS Medical Group. Dr. Kelly has served as the interim vice president of quality since February and now joins HSHS Medical Group as a permanent member of the team, effective May 14, 2017.

Dr. Kelly earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and earned a PhD from Harvard University. A fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, Dr. Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience in health care quality and management. He has led strategic quality improvement initiatives for physician organizations, hospital systems and managed care organizations.

“Dr. Kelly’s background and leadership experience will be a tremendous asset to HSHS Medical Group,” said Melinda Clark, chief executive officer. “We look forward to continuing our work together as we strive to provide high-quality, patient-first care.”

About HSHS Medical Group
HSHS Medical Group is the physician organization of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). Launched in 2009, HSHS Medical Group is a critical component of the HSHS Care Integration strategy, which focuses on bringing physicians, technology and patients together to improve the overall health of our communities. Today, HSHS Medical Group is comprised of over 1,000 colleagues in locations throughout central and southern Illinois. HSHS Medical Group is powered by the Franciscan history of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, and our faith-based identity led us to the single most important tenet of the HSHS Medical Group philosophy — patient-first care. For more information about HSHS Medical Group, visit hshsmedicalgroup.org.

About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Shelbyville, Highland, Litchfield, and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute.

For more information about HSHS, visit http://www.hshs.org.

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