News From:For Immediate Release                                                               February 28, 2013Contact:   ...
teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, painmanagement, mental...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Dr. Linda Efferen to Its Prestigious List of 100 CMOs to Know

120 views
77 views

Published on

The list is based on individuals' experience in overseeing medical and quality affairs at their respective organizations. The 100 CMOs are indispensable members of hospital and health system leadership teams and have demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement in safety and quality.

Published in: Health & Medicine
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
120
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Dr. Linda Efferen to Its Prestigious List of 100 CMOs to Know

  1. 1. News From:For Immediate Release February 28, 2013Contact: Damian Becker, Manager of Media Relations (516) 377-5370 Becker’s Hospital Review Names Dr. Linda Efferen to Its Prestigious List of 100 CMOs to Know Oceanside, NY — Beckers Hospital Review has named Linda Efferen, MD, chief medical officer atSouth Nassau Communities Hospital, to its prestigious list of the "100 Chief Medical Officers to Know" in theUnited States. The list is based on individuals experience in overseeing medical and quality affairs at their respectiveorganizations. The 100 CMOs are indispensable members of hospital and health system leadership teams andhave demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement in safety and quality. Members of the list do notand cannot pay to be included on this list. Beckers Hospital Review is a Chicago-based publication focusing onhospital and healthcare news and business advice. The primary audience for the publication is hospitalexecutives and healthcare industry leaders. As South Nassau’s chief medical officer, Dr. Efferen (a resident of South Huntington) is responsible forfacilitating medical staff interactions with hospital administration and the governing board and for assuring theeffective and efficient delivery of quality medical care consistent with the hospital’s mission. She also assistswith strategic planning and execution, as well as the implementation of disease management programs, andmonitors the effectiveness of management practices and productivity indicators. Dr. Efferen is board-certified in hospice and palliative medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonarymedicine and internal medicine. She has been listed in the Consumers Research Council of America’s Guide toAmerica’s Top Physicians, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (for seven years), BestDoctors’ Best Doctors in America and has received a host of awards/honors, including a spot in the 2010 classof Long Island Business News’ Long Island’s Top 50 Business Women. Clinical professor of medicine atHofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, she is a member of a number of professional organizations,including the New York Academy of Science, American College of Chest Physicians, American College ofCritical Care Physicians, American College of Medical Quality, American Academy of Hospice and PalliativeMedicine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than900 physicians and 3,000 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit
  2. 2. teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, painmanagement, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers,South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with theNovalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® Perfexion radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated StrokeCenter by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by theAmerican College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the AmericanSociety for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information, visit www.southnassau.org. # # #

×