BOCA RATON, Fla./SALT LAKE CITY, UT (September 21, 2015) – Promise Healthcare (PH) and Success Healthcare (SH) have appointed Mark L. Martinez, MD, MBA as regional chief medical officer for PH’s Western and Ruby regions and the SH system. The announcement was made by Promise Healthcare Executive Vice President and Success Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Brian Dunn.
Reporting to Dunn, Dr. Martinez will oversee medical staff and serve as a liaison between physicians and hospital management for the healthcare leaders’ nine long-term acute care hospitals, two short-term acute care hospitals (with four campuses) and two skilled nursing facilities in Arizona, California, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and Utah. He will also be responsible for evaluating the level of care provided in each facility and monitoring quality assurance.
Dr. Martinez joined Promise Hospital of Salt Lake as a staff physician in 2005 and became chief of staff in 2009. With a primary specialization in pulmonary disease, Dr. Martinez holds affiliations with several hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in the Salt Lake area. He graduated from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1998 and earned an Executive MBA degree from the university in 2012. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and recently completed the advanced training program at the Intermountain Institute for Healthcare Leadership. He serves as president of Silverton Group, LLC, a medical group practice in Salt Lake City and intensivist at St. Mark’s Hospital.
“All of us at Promise Healthcare and Success Healthcare, including those who have been working with Dr. Martinez as chief of staff at our long-term acute care hospital in Salt Lake City for the past six years are pleased to have him now at the helm of medical services,” noted Dunn. “His proven expertise and leadership, industry and physician relations and commitment to quality and compassionate patient care are stellar. We look forward to extending his knowledge, talents and passion to the rest of our facilities.”
Boca Raton-headquartered PH — the fifth largest long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital organization in the country — and SH together own and operate 25 facilities supported by approximately 7,000 physicians and healthcare staff in nine states. For more information on Promise Healthcare and Success Healthcare, visit www.promisehealthcare.com or www.successhealthcare.com or call 561-869-3100.
About Promise Healthcare:
Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Promise Healthcare, Inc. (www.promisehealthcare.com) is one of the largest long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital organizations in the country. With more than 5,000 staff members and 19 health care facilities nationwide, Promise hospitals utilize an interdisciplinary approach to healing and wellness. Promise’s distinctive LTAC environment provides acute medical care and aggressive therapy services for patients with unresolved, acute, or catastrophic illnesses, as well as multi-organ disease processes who require a length of stay of 25 days or more. Promise specializes in acute respiratory/pulmonary care (including ventilator management and weaning), complex wound management, and treatment for multi-organ failure and post-surgical complications.