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1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM PACIFIC
Updated: 1/6/2017 9:48:06 AM PACIFIC
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Gritman welcomes new chief medical officer
MOSCOW— Gritman Medical Center is pleased to introduce Dr. Michael Patmas, Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
 
Dr. Patmas is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Management and Healthcare Management. He attended the University of Nevada School Of Medicine for his medical doctorate and the University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business where he earned a masters in medical management. 
 
As an administrator, Dr. Patmas recently served as the Chief Executive Officer at Rockwood Clinic in Spokane, the Chief Executive Officer at St. Alphonsus Medical Group in Boise and the CMO at Woodland Healthcare in Woodland, Calif. 
 
As an internist, Dr. Patmas currently sees patients at Prairie Family Medicine in Coeur d'Alene. 
 
The role of a CMO is to strengthen existing relationships and to serve as a resource for Gritman’s medical staff. The CMO assists physicians through recruiting, evaluating and training new physicians; offering clinical guidance; and aiding with policy change, all to ensure patients receive the best possible care. 
 
 

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