BRMC and WHH Name New VP of Physician Services
Winter Haven, Fla., (June 13, 2016) – Bartow Regional Medical Center and Winter Haven Hospital announce the appointment of Khurram Kamran, MD, MMM, CPE, SFHM as the vice president of physician services.
Dr. Kamran comes from Toledo, Ohio, where he served as the senior physician executive within the ProMedica Health System for the past five years. Prior to serving ProMedica, he managed a hospitalist group that oversaw 14 practices in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Kentucky.
“We look forward to having Dr. Kamran engage with our medical staffs to promote quality assurance and patient care advancements,” said Winter Haven Hospital President Steve Nierman. “His past experiences with hospitalists and community-centered hospitals in a system will greatly benefit Winter Haven Hospital and Winter Haven Women’s Hospital.”
Bartow president, Phil Minden, adds, “We are excited to have Dr. Kamran join our leadership team. His proven track record will be valuable to Bartow Regional.”
Dr. Kamran received his Medical Degree from Khyber Medical University in Pakistan, and a Master’s of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a certified physician executive and a senior fellow of hospital medicine. He holds state medical licensing in Ohio, Michigan and Florida.
While in Ohio, he served as a board member on the Jobst Vascular Advisory Council deciding areas of opportunity for community service by the Jobst Vascular Institute. He also served on the board for the Dayton Mercy Society that provided faith-based medical community service; and conducts missionary work in Pakistan by providing medical supplies and services.
“I look forward to meeting the members of the medical staffs, and listening to their concerns, challenges and successes,” said Dr. Kamran. “I have an open door policy and will focus on quality and safety – always keeping the patient’s care in the center of every decision.”
Dr. Kamran’s wife and three school-aged children will join him in his move to Florida. He starts on June 13.
About Bartow Regional Medical Center
Bartow Regional Medical Center, located in Bartow, Florida, is a 72 –bed hospital which was acquired by BayCare on January 1, 2016. The hospital was founded in 1925. Bartow Regional provides imaging services, emergency care, in-patient and outpatient surgery, endoscopy, ENT, orthopedics and cardiac catheterization. Bartow Regional had 2998 admissions and 31,281 emergency room visits in 2015.
About Winter Haven Hospital and Winter Haven Women’s Hospital
Winter Haven Hospital, Inc. located in Winter Haven, Florida, includes a 468-bed acute care hospital and a 61-bed obstetric hospital, respectively referred to as Winter Haven Hospital and Winter Haven Women’s Hospital. Winter Haven Hospital, Inc. joined the BayCare Health System in August 2013. Winter Haven Hospital was founded in 1926, and today concentrates in the treatment of heart disease, cancer, orthopedic ailments, and behavioral health. The hospital also provides emergency care; outpatient diabetes education; endoscopy services; neurological, orthopedic and in-patient rehabilitation; outpatient surgery; and imaging services. The Women’s Hospital opened in 1987 and specializes in maternity services, neonatal care, women’s surgery, and breast health. For more information, call (863) 293-1121 or visit WinterHavenHospital.org
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information visit www.baycare.org