Richmond, Va. (Jan. 24, 2017) — HCA Virginia has appointed Jake O’Shea, M.D., to the newly created position of chief medical officer for Johnston-Willis Hospital.
Prior to this role, O’Shea has served as the chief medical information officer (CMIO) with HCA’s Capital Division, where he oversaw all medical informatics activities. He also was a medical informatics consultant and practicing emergency medicine physician in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, and is a past president of the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians.
“Dr. O’Shea’s extensive experience in medical informatics combined with his healthcare leadership will be invaluable to our hospital.” said Zach McCluskey, chief executive officer of Johnston-Willis Hospital. “He is already a highly valued and respected member of the HCA team and I’m confident that his work will further enhance successful collaborative clinical efforts with the medical staff and administration.”
The chief medical officer provides leadership, direction and planning for a wide variety of medical and related activities for the hospital. This executive serves as the liaison and resource to management on matters pertaining to medical staff activities.
O’Shea will continue to serve as CMIO of the HCA Capital Division in a limited role.
He received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in both emergency medicine and clinical informatics.