Mercy Medical Center Elects New Medical Executive Committee
Mercy Medical Centerís 2014 Medical Executive Committee was recently elected and includes Sarah Agsten, D.O., chief of staff; Kurt Brickner D.O., vice chief of staff; Ryan Petersen, M.D., secretary; Howard Feldman, M.D., member-at-large; Robert Kloepper, M.D., member-at-large; and Faye Ameredes, D.O., past chief.
The Medical Executive Committee members volunteer their medical expertise to oversee the credentialing and privileging process, monitor and improve quality and performance, and ensure smooth operation of the 195-member medical staff. They are responsible for the quality of medical care offered to patients, and act as a liaison between the medical staff and the hospital board. The posts are held for two years.