Rose Medical Center July 30, 2015

Dr. Meg Austin, Rose Medical Center CMO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:
Abigail Kesner
303-320-2819
ROSE MEDICAL CENTER NAMES DR. MEG AUSTIN AS NEW CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
(DENVER) August 28, 2015 – Rose Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Meg Austin as the new Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Rose Medical Center effective September 1. Dr. Austin will be part of the Rose Executive Team and will be responsible for ensuring that the medical staff maintains the highest quality of care for patients at Rose, a 275 staffed-bed hospital that has served the health care needs of the Denver community for 65 years.

Dr. Austin has been a hospitalist at Rose since 2009 and has been the hospitalist medical director since 2014.

“We are so pleased to have Dr. Austin continuing to support our commitment to quality in this new role,” says Ken Feiler, president and chief executive officer at Rose Medical Center. “Dr. Austin has always shown a dedication to exceptional patient care and we are thrilled to have her lead our initiatives to continue providing excellent service to our patients each and every day.”

Dr. Austin is a proven leader at Rose. This past year Dr. Austin participated in the HealthONE Physicians’ Leadership Academy.  She is also a member of Rose’s Partners Inspiring Quality Council, where leaders across the hospital meet weekly to make real-time improvements in quality and safety. 

“PIQ has taught me that quality patient care isn’t just about doctors,” said Dr. Austin.  “Each and every person in the hospital has a role in quality patient care. The relationships we build with each other and our patients have a big impact on outcomes.” 

Dr. Austin attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and graduated in 2005. She completed her residency at the University of Colorado and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Austin completed three rotations at Rose as a resident before joining the Rose hospitalist program.

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About Rose Medical Center
Well known as a Denver institution and a 9th Avenue landmark for 65 years, Rose Medical Center has earned its reputation as Denver's "Baby Hospital" while becoming a leader in comprehensive women's, surgical and endoscopy services, heart and vascular, orthopedics, total joint replacement, bariatrics, and sports, internal and aesthetic medicine. With origins in Jewish teachings, traditions and community, Rose’s founders built this hospital to “serve the need of every creed.” By offering a high level of expertise and service across all disciplines, Rose has truly become a destination hospital, attracting patients from throughout Colorado and around the world. Learn more at www.RoseMed.com.