Anderson Joins Navvis & Company

Oct 20, 2010, 11:21 ET from Navvis & Company

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Navvis & Company (Navvis) announced today the appointment of John F. Anderson, MD, FACS as senior vice president for consulting services. In this role, he will provide strategic counsel, planning and implementation support for physician integration and alignment, accountable clinical management, and strategic planning.

Dr. Anderson served as a senior vice president and chief medical officer for Baylor Health Care System in Dallas from 1995 until 2004, and held the same position at Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) in Denver from 2004 until 2008. In both organizations he led system-wide efforts to clinically integrate and improve care and provide strategic clinical direction, as well as efforts to better align physicians and other clinicians with their respective organizations.

Dr. Anderson's clinical background is that of a general and vascular surgeon, and while at Baylor he was actively engaged in graduate medical education and had clinical administrative oversight for the Baylor Research Institute, the Baylor Center for Healthcare Quality & Research, Baylor International Services, and the Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings. At CHI, he had additional oversight responsibilities for the Catholic Health Oncology Network, the CHI Medical Imaging program, the Practice Management Advisory Council, as well as the longer term information strategies pertaining to the clinical environment with a focus on medication safety and infection control initiatives. Since 2008, he has served as a private healthcare consultant, and most recently has served as the interim chief medical officer for Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, AZ.

In addition to his operational experience, Dr. Anderson has had a long time interest in healthcare governance and has served on numerous boards and committees including the Board of Stewardship Trustees of CHI in Denver from 1999 until 2004 where he was a member of the Executive Committee and chaired the Strategic Planning Committee. Additionally, he has served on the Catholic Healthcare Partners Quality Committee and was a founding board member of the Catholic Quality Leaders Forum. Currently, he serves on the board of directors for Aurora Healthcare System in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is a member of the Aurora Quality Committee. Also, he has served on the board of Carondelet Health Network in Tucson since July 2009, where he chairs the Quality & Patient Safety Committee as well as serving on the Audit Committee. Also, he serves on the board of the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP) based in Denver which focuses on remedial and re-entry educational assessments and educational plans for physicians. Additionally, he was a founding member of the Health Management Academy CMO Forum.

Navvis & Companyis a management consultancy specializing in competitive market strategy in the health services industry. The firm provides counsel to health systems, hospitals and physician groups on the development of innovative, market-linked strategies to build future ready health systems, cultivate tomorrow's leaders and strengthen strategic performance. Learn more at

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