Cook County Health & Hospitals System hires new chief quality officer

Chicago-based Cook County Health & Hospitals System selected Ronald Wyatt, MD, to serve as chief quality officer.

Dr. Wyatt comes to CCHHS from Hamad Health Care Institute in Qatar, where he was chief quality officer. He previously served as patient safety officer and medical director for The Joint Commission.

Dr. Wyatt earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

"It is important to me that healthcare addresses disparity and inequities including racism and social determinants of health are being aggressively addressed," said Dr. Wyatt in a statement. "These efforts are underway [at Cook County Health & Hospitals System], and I am excited to be involved, to learn and to serve."

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