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Keith Mandel, MD

Keith Mandel, MD, joined the University of Missouri Health System as chief clinical integration officer in February 2014.

"In this new position, Dr. Mandel will be responsible for leading our efforts to improve population health through innovative care delivery redesign and payment reform models that build on the strong, wide-ranging collaborations throughout our health system and with external strategic partners," said Harold A. Williamson, Jr., MD, vice chancellor of the University of Missouri System. "This work will promote our collective goal to achieve the best outcomes, experience and value."

Mandel joins the University of Missouri Health System with 14 years of experience leading large-scale quality improvement and transformation initiatives at the local, regional and national level. Since 2000, he has served as vice president of medical affairs of the physician-hospital organization at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

While at Cincinnati Children's, Mandel served in leadership roles for regional and national improvement initiatives funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Before joining Cincinnati Children's, Mandel was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation clinical scholar in health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed residency training in pediatrics at Children's Medical Center of Dallas-Parkland Memorial Hospital (part of the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center). He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University and a medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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