Dr. Howard Pitluk MD, MPH, FACS

Vice President for Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, HSAG

As HSAG’s Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Howard Pitluk works closely with healthcare providers and stakeholders to furnish information and guidance on the public reporting of clinical data, development of quality improvement plans, and incorporation of evidenced-based clinical measures into all aspects of patient care. His special interest in health information technology is focused on the use of electronic health records (EHRs) to advance patient care, enhance quality measurement and outcomes, and facilitate transitions of care between clinical settings.

Upon completion of his surgical residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, he practiced general and vascular surgery in Cleveland, Ohio and Tucson, Arizona from 1979 through 1998, and was an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Case-Western Reserve University College of Medicine.


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