Research Medical Center appoints Dr. Olevia Pitts CMO: 5 takeaways

Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., part of Kansas City-based Hospital Corporations of America Midwest Health, selected Olevia M. Pitts, MD, to serve as CMO.

Here are five takeaways:

1. Dr. Pitts has previously served as senior vice president for the Kansas City and Wichita region for IPC-The Hospitalist Company, which was acquired by Knoxville, Tenn.-based TeamHealth.

2. She has also served as medical director for Kindred Transitional Care Hospital in Kansas City.

3. She completed a fellowship in hospital medicine leadership at the University of California-San Francisco.

4. She is the past chair of the National Post-Acute Task Force.

5. Dr. Pitts succeeds James S. Bower, MD, who has served as Research Medical Center CMO since 2012.

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