UPMC CMIO Daniel Martich named chief medical officer at WVU
Daniel Martich, MD, vice president for physician services and chief medical information officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, has been named chief medical officer of the West Virginia United Health System in Morgantown, W.V.
Martich has been CMIO at UPMC for the past 15 years, and has worked for the 20-hospital health system for almost 23 years.
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WVUHS is the largest healthcare system in West Virginia, and the state’s second-largest private employer. Martich will begin work at the health system in June.
In his new role, Martich will coordinate efforts across WVUHS to improve healthcare quality both in hospitals and physician offices. According to a statement by WVUHS, he will focus on improving patient access to care across service lines as well as improving patient experience.