Dr. Farah is a highly respected physician-leader who is passionate about changing the way health care is delivered,” said David Holmberg, president and CEO of Highmark Health
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)
May 05, 2017
Highmark Health today announced the appointment of Tony Farah, MD, to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Medical and Clinical Transformation Officer for the organization.
“It is with great pride that I welcome Tony to our leadership team, as he has proven to be invaluable in accelerating Allegheny Health Network’s and Highmark Health’s collective efforts to reinvent the healthcare model and support long-term enterprise growth,” said Highmark Health President and Chief Executive Officer, David Holmberg.
“Tony is a highly respected physician-leader who is passionate about changing the way health care is delivered, and he is the right person to take Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network to the next level when it comes to transforming clinical care to achieve the best patient experience and best outcomes at an affordable cost.”
Dr. Farah has been a leading clinician, physician educator and health care executive in the western Pennsylvania region for more than three decades. As a noted cardiologist at Allegheny General Hospital and former longtime director of the institution’s cardiac catheterization laboratory, he and his team have played a pivotal role in the development of many of the field’s breakthrough therapies for cardiovascular disease, including disease fighting medications and plaque clearing technologies.
The same leadership qualities that have driven Dr. Farah’s success in the clinical setting throughout his career have defined his many accomplishments as a physician…