UHS names new CMO for behavioral health division

In his brand-new role, Dr. Friedlander will focus on the medical method of UHS behavioral health facilities, including thought leadership, oversight of medical staff and utilization management, the for-profit healthcare facility operator said in a news release.

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Dr. Friedlander made his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and an MBA from Old Westbury-based New York Institute of Technology. He is a board-certified and practicing psychiatrist


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Formerly, Dr. Friedlander invested 9 years as CMO for Aetnas behavioral health system. He was also corporate medical director for Penn-Friends Behavioral Health Systems in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., and, prior to that, director of outpatient clinic and adolescent inpatient care at Friends Hospital, a UHS-owned behavioral health center in Philadelphia.

King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services has actually selected Mark Friedlander, MD, as CMO for its behavioral health division..

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Monday, October 19th, 2020