At the Hospitals: July 7, 2013

Sunday, July 07, 2013
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Appoints New Chief Innovation Officer

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock recently appointed Terry Carroll as its new chief innovation officer. Carroll will be responsible for the information management processes associated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s integrated health care delivery system, including strategic planning, the support of innovation, new business development and management, information design, technology evaluation and acquisition, information integrity and security, medical informatics, clinical use of data, and telecommunications.

“His broad experience in medical informatics, especially in the areas of electronic medical records and how technology relates to and supports Accountable Care Organizations like ours, will be a key to ensuring that we have the data and information to deliver the highest quality outcomes for our patients,” Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein said in a recent news release.

Before joining Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Carroll was senior vice president, transformation and chief information officer at Fairview Health Services in Princeton, Minn.

Prior to joining Fairview in 2008, he worked for Maverick Healthcare Consulting. He also was the chief operating officer of Premier Sourcing Partners; vice president and chief information officer of Detroit Medical Center; and vice president of information services and chief information officer at Baystate Health Systems in Springfield, Mass. Earlier in his career, Carroll served in multiple leadership roles with Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vt., as well as master’s and doctorate degrees in biomedical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Bayada Hospice Names Medical Director

Norwich — Dr. John M. Saroyan has joined Bayada Hospice as medical director for its operations in Vermont and New Hampshire.

For the past ten years, Saroyan has been a faculty member in pain management and palliative care at Columbia University, most recently as associate clinical professor. He was also program director for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship.

Saroyan is a board certified pediatrician with sub-specialty certification in hospice and palliative medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Adam Groff, practice leader, said in a recent news release that Saroyan brings “a wealth of knowledge, compassion, and experience” to the agnecy. “He will help many more people access the highest quality end-of-life services that they deserve.

— Compiled by Aimee Caruso