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Dr. Berkowitz has over 25 years experience in health care management and consulting. For 13 years, he was the Chief Medical Officer for St. David’s Healthcare, an eight-hospital system in Austin, Texas, as well as the Division Chief Medical Officer, Central and West Texas Division, HCA, which included facilities in Austin and El Paso. He was also Chairman of the Board of Capital Area Providers, a 5.01-(a) Texas medical foundation of over 800 participating physicians. During this time, St. David’s has achieved national prominence in mortality reduction, CMS core measure performance, STEMI times, and VTE prophylaxis. In 2008, St. David’s won the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, an award based on Baldrige criteria.
Prior to this position, Dr. Berkowitz was National Practice Leader for Physician Services with the HayGroup. During this time he assisted over 75 major healthcare clients throughout the USA and Canada in the areas of strategic development, physician integration, physician compensation/incentives, and medical practice management. He has been a senior executive for Harris Methodist Health System serving as Medical Director of the HMO and Chief Medical Officer for the integrated delivery system. He began his administrative career as Medical/Executive director for The Travelers in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Berkowitz presently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Texas Hospital Association and on the Board of the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
Dr. Berkowitz is board certified in internal medicine and is a prominent national speaker and writer in the healthcare arena.
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