UCI Officially Announces Jon Belsher, M.D., as President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Belsher officially takes over UCI Medical Affiliates after building a national urgent care company.
COLUMBIA, S.C., April 26, 2019 (Newswire.com) - UCI Medical Affiliates has officially announced Jon Belsher, M.D., former chief medical officer of MedSpring Urgent Care, as their new president and chief operating officer based in Columbia, South Carolina.
Jon Belsher, M.D., is a visionary leader, healthcare executive and innovative physician focused on driving change in the healthcare industry. Educated and trained at various prestigious institutions including the University of Arizona, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Harvard Business School of Executive Education, Dr. Belsher has spent his career promoting and implementing positive change in the healthcare industry in various roles.
As chief medical officer of MedSpring, Jon Belsher, M.D., oversaw clinical operations, business services and employer health services. He was integral in helping the company achieve impressive growth levels over a six-year span including a joint venture with Partners HealthCare and ultimate sale of the company to Fresenius Medical Care.
At UCI Medical Affiliates, Dr. Belsher supports UCI’s mission of ushering in a new era of healthcare excellence by leveraging his diverse training and experience to close the gap between healthcare operations, administration and clinical care. As a physician with a passionate interest in the evolving frontier of healthcare delivery, it was an opportunity Dr. Belsher was pleased to accept.
“Progress in healthcare will be dependent upon the industry’s ability to create alignment between all of its integral evolving parts in such a way that both providers and patients are fully satisfied. It’s a challenging, yet fulfilling mission that I’m proud to play a role in,” Belsher said.
Dr. Belsher’s areas of interest include telehealth, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, precision medicine and mobile health technology. Read his thought-provoking articles on various social sites or follow him on Twitter at @JonBelsher.
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