Dr. Lee Biblo Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Froedtert Hospital
Milwaukee, Wis. (April 9, 2012) — Lee A. Biblo, MD, a cardiologist at Froedtert Hospital, professor of medicine and associate dean for clinical affairs at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been appointed chief medical officer of Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Biblo will continue to serve as the chief medical officer for the Medical College Physicians, a role he has held since 2009. In that role, he supervises the clinical quality and clinical informatics officers and associate deans to achieve higher quality outcomes, greater clinical effectiveness, increased patient satisfaction and improved operating efficiency in patient care.
Medical College Physicians is the adult component of the Medical College’s group practice, which provides adult care in virtually every specialty of medicine at Froedtert Hospital and at Froedtert & the Medical College Clinics.
In his expanded role as chief medical officer for Froedtert Hospital, Dr. Biblo will oversee the Froedtert Hospital medical staff structure, hospital activities in clinical research, and quality and resource management at outpatient and inpatient facilities at Froedtert Hospital.
“I've been privileged to work with Dr Biblo for 10 years and I'm pleased and deeply grateful that he has accepted the role of chief medical officer at Froedtert Hospital,” said Cathy Buck, president of Froedtert Hospital. “He has been an outstanding partner and an invaluable asset to our patients and staff. He is relentlessly focused on what's best for patients, and is a driving force in evidence-based medicine, quality and process improvement efforts at Froedtert Hospital. Dr Biblo and I have worked side by side to align nurse leaders and physicians around quality and outcomes initiatives, and I look forward to continuing our strong and productive relationship in the coming years.”
Jon Pryor, MD, senior associate dean and chief executive officer for the Medical College Physicians, said, “Dr. Biblo has implemented initiatives to attain the Triple Aim of healthcare—he is the right person for this position to help us improve patient health, enhance patient care, and work to reduce the cost of care. This new role will enhance the partnership between the Medical College and Froedtert Hospital to streamline those efforts. I am very excited that he has agreed to take on this critical role.”
Dr. Biblo received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve Medical School in 1981. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowships in general medicine, cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Biblo is board certified in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and internal medicine.