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Dr. George Shade

Detroit Community Health Connection
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. George Shade, MD, is a corporate vice president responsible for all clinical operations, working with the chief financial officers to prepare annual operating budgets for all clinical service lines, oversight of 25 medical providers and six ambulatory health centers, medical education for residents and medical students, oversight of quality and safety, implementation of the EHR and achieving Meaningful Use Stage1 and Stage2, assure NCQA and Joint Commission certification of all health centers, educating all employees on Lean Six Sigma, corporate quality and safety, customer service excellence and corporate change.

Before joining the staff at Detroit Community Health Connection in 2014, Dr. Shade was the Chief Medical Officer at St Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and Medical Center in Indiana.

He also served as a senior vice president and Chief Quality Officer for the last 13 months of his five-year tenure with the Detroit Medical Center from 2007 to 2012.

Dr. Shade also was an Associate Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine from 2000-12.

He is a two-time graduate of Wayne State.

Co-presenter of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Networking Meeting/Luncheon | Clinician Engagement in Value Based Contracts on Monday, Sept. 27, from noon to 2 p.m.