Rich Fogel, MD, FACC, FHRS, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension, and Douglas Apple. MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Michigan, are included in “110 hospital and health system chief medical officers to know” in 2023 by Becker’s Healthcare.
“The executives featured on this list play a crucial role in directing their organizations’ forward momentum while continuing to serve their patients and communities first and foremost,” Becker’s said.
Dr. Fogel was named to the role last year, bringing a breadth of clinical and operational experience along with a passion for providing personalized care to all patients, Becker’s said. During his time as a clinical leader for Ascension, he has championed quality and safety improvements and practices, overseen the design of flexible physician alignment strategies and service lines, and helped develop an Ascension-wide clinical research infrastructure.
Dr. Apple is accountable for clinical performance across 16 acute care and more than 300 ambulatory care practice sites. He leads population health and value-based programs, along with acute care services, medical staff governance, ambulatory care programs, physician hospital organizations, and Ascension Medical Group in Michigan.