MILWAUKEE – Jonathon
Truwit has been named enterprise chief medical officer
for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin.
As enterprise CMO, Truwit will be responsible for the
development, management and implementation of a strategy
and vision to improve enterprise quality and safety
outcomes across the continuum of care, physician
alignment and satisfaction, as well as lead-based
programs, according to a Froedtert state-ment.
Additionally, Truwit will provide leadership and
expertise for clinical quality and safety, disease
management, care coordination, clinical integration and
the overall patient experience, the statement said.
His appointment will take effect Jan. 13.
Truwit is a professor of medicine with tenure, chief
medical officer and senior associate dean for clinical
affairs at the University of Virginia School of
Medicine, where he has held a position since 1989.
His research focuses on the fields of acute lung injury,
severe emphysema and acute pneumonia, according to the