ATLANTA (Jan. 16, 2016) – Salude Chief Executive Officer Alan Wang, MD, SFHM, FACP has been nominated to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Physician Executive Leaders.
The final ranking of the top 50 from 150 nominees will be based on 50 percent readers’ votes and 50 percent on input from the senior editors at Modern Healthcare. Modern Healthcare Reader’s voting ends Feb. 19. To vote, go to www.modernhealthcare.com/Vote50Most.
“It is an honor to be recognized next to so many talented physician leaders,” said Salude CEO Dr. Alan Wang. “Here at Salude we have set the bar high in terms making our patients feel comfortable and peaceful so that their thoughtful recovery is top of mind. We have combined clinical excellence, comprehensive care into a beautiful surrounding. I am proud to say that Salude is changing the way we think of transitional care.”
A nominee must demonstrate contributions or achievements in the following areas to be included in the voting list: Executive Responsibility, Leadership, Professional Achievement, Innovation and Community Service.
Dr. Wang helped start the Emory Hospital Medicine Program. He served as site medical director at several locations in Atlanta. From October 2008 – July 2013, he served as the director of the Emory Section of Hospital Medicine. Under his leadership, the Division of Hospital of Medicine grew to be the largest academic hospital medicine program in the country and the largest hospital medicine system in the state of Georgia.
Dr. Wang has brought a passion for leadership and team development to Salude, improving transitions of care between the acute hospital setting and post acute care settings. He has shown a commitment to providing clinical excellence to every patient. Since opening in July 2014, Salude has admitted well over 1,000 patients providing outstanding outcomes in terms of quality and patient experience. Dr. Wang is a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Salude is an upscale transitional care and rehabilitation facility focused on providing specialized short-term care in a state-of-the-art environment. Focusing on quality healthcare and the “Art of Recovery” to improve the healthcare experience, Salude delivers inpatient and outpatient services for those recovering from post-acute and post-surgical conditions including orthopedic, respiratory and cardiac, and other complex short-term rehabilitation needs.The facilities also will feature state-of-the-art therapy equipment, including HUR®, MoveoTM, BioStep® and ALterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® as part of its regimen of clinical care. Salude combines clinical excellence with beautiful surroundings and a customer-service approach as a way to ensure positive outcomes to help patients live healthy, productive lives.
Transitional Care, Cardiology Services and Rehabilitation, and Hospital Medicine1 hr 11 min
Dr. Wang of Salude, Dr. Kunjummen of Atlanta Heart Specialists, and Dr. Austin of Gwinnett Medcial Center Hospital Medicine