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November 07, 2017

Physician Spotlight—Dr. Amar Mohan

Dr. Amar Mohan serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Transitional Care Physicians of America. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care. Dr. Mohan has worked as a Hospitalist at several area hospitals, he also provides General Inpatient Palliative Care and has served as a Medical Director for a hospice company. Dr. Mohan has been affiliated with Salude since September 2016. He employs and leads the nurse practitioner team at Salude. He also provides Palliative Care consultation for patients at Salude.

“Dr. Mohan has helped to build a consistent team of nurse practitioners who are highly skilled and work well with our physicians and interdisciplinary team ”says Dee Desai, Executive Director of Salude. The nurse practitioner team is staffed 7 days per week and provides extended coverage to be able to promptly address changes in patient medical condition and help to answer questions from patients and families. “Dr. Mohan’s team has really made a difference at Salude –they provide services that you will not find at most facilities such as medication reconciliation, coordination of post acute care, discharge plan compliance and communication with the Primary Care Physician, and direct coordination with home health and the home visit based nurse practitioner. Having these services has really helped to improve patient safety and outcomes, prevent rehospitalizations and improve patient and family satisfaction” says Desai.

Dr. Mohan is always willing to talk with patients and families at Salude and is always available for any employee questions or issues. Dr. Mohan was asked what he likes about being a part of the Salude team. He states “the team at Salude is always trying to improve clinical care using new and innovative approaches. Salude has been a leader and early adapter of the Nurse Practitioner model and continues to challenge the status quo with positive solutions that further reinforces why it stands out as a leader in health care delivery. Working with Salude has been and continues to be a wonderful experience.”

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