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Bon Secours Medical Group Announces New CEO

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is pleased to welcome Anselmo Nuñez, MD, as new Chief Executive Officer, Bon Secours Medical Group (BSMG). Dr.Nuñez will assume the role effective February 24, 2014. The network of St. Francis affiliated physician partners and medical practices comprise the Bon Secours Medical Group. This name directly links these doctors and their practices to the quality and mission of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.

“Dr. Nuñez brings a wealth of executive and physician leadership to our organization.  His broad experience leading physician networks at a time of great change in the healthcare industry will serve us well.” said CEO Mark Nantz.  Dr. Nuñez was most recently Senior Vice President, Medical Operations Specialty Division, Aurora Medical Group (AMG), Milwaukee, WI.  In this role he provided oversight of the development and refinement of physician specialty practices throughout Aurora’s market in support of 350 physicians.  He has also held a variety of senior executive positions at Providence Health Care (PHC) in Washington State and at Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin.  Dr. Nuñez was also Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Surgery. Dr. Nuñez says his role of Chief Executive Officer with the Bon Secours Medical Group is a welcomed opportunity he is eager to begin. “The name of the Bon Secours Medical Group reflects quality physicians and practices and the mission of the health system. I am proud to join this prestigious organization and continue the good work and leadership of my future colleagues in providing outstanding primary and specialty healthcare to families in this area of South Carolina.”

Some of Dr. Nuñez’ recent accomplishments include: Chair, Medical Group Leadership Council Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee Chair, Physician Recruitment Steering Committee where he was the senior physician leader in implementing the Medical Group physician recruitment strategy and led the re-structuring and redesigning of the physician recruitment function as well as the implementation of the surgical specialties management committee for Greater Milwaukee. Nuñez led the design of the PHC regional clinical programs and delivery system, coordinated strategic planning for clinical programs across the care continuum, and also led the development of the PHC collaboration with Group Health Cooperative (WA) to create Integrated Delivery System – Spokane.

We are delighted to have someone of Dr. Nunez’ caliber with such broad and extensive experience join the Bon Secours team.  We are sure he will be able to successfully lead BSMG in the coming years to even greater heights.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. Nuñez to the Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.

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