UNT Health Science Center names leader for new Institute for Patient Safety

Thomas Diller, MD, was chosen to be the executive director of the recently launched University of North Texas Health Science Center's Institute for Patient Safety.

The Fort Worth-based institute opened in May.

Dr. Diller, an internist, was most recently vice president and system CMO of Irving-based Christus Health. In his new role, he will work to advance patient safety education at the institute's collaborating entities in Fort Worth: Texas Christian University, JPS Health Network and Cook Children's Medical Center.

"Dr. Diller is an accomplished clinician and physician executive with extensive experience and knowledge in patient safety, quality improvement and outcomes management," said Michael R. Hicks, MD, executive vice president of clinical affairs at UNT Health Science Center.  "His expertise will be invaluable in our efforts to create a collaborative environment at the Institute that is committed to reducing medical errors and enhancing the well-being of the patient."

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