Dr. Guirkin will have the opportunity to continue practicing medicine at CMH while helping to manage the quality management side of the business. He received his MBA from Virginia Commonwealth, working for James River Hospitalist Group in Richmond at the same time.
Alteon Health (Germantown, Md.) has become the manager of hospitalist services for three facilities in Maryland and Ohio, including Carroll Hospital (Westminster, Md.), Washington Adventist Hospital (Takoma Park, Md.), and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.
At Carroll, Alteon physicians will provide critical care services in addition to hospitalist duties. Alteon has been Carroll’s emergency medicine provider for more than two decades.
At Washington Adventist, Alteon will take over the hospitalist program, adding to the emergency medicine services it has provided since 1991 and critical care services it has managed since 1996.
At UH Cleveland, Alteon will assume hospitalist management at its third University Hospitals facility. Alteon controls emergency medicine at 14 UH locations as well. UH Cleveland is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University.