Legacy Health recently hired Seth Podolsky, M.D., as senior vice president, chief medical officer. He will serve on Legacy’s executive team.
“Seth is a dynamic leader who comes to us with diverse professional and personal experiences.,” says Legacy Health President and CEO Kathryn Correia. “He will provide essential leadership to help Legacy continue to innovate and grow as we fulfill our mission of good health for the communities we serve.”
Seth Podolsky, M.D., brings more than 20 years of experience leading strategy and operations focusing on care quality, safety, and value. Podolsky will lead the health system’s provider strategy, create innovative clinical imperatives, and assist in charting the organizations’ overall strategic direction to help Legacy Health’s quest to go beyond the horizon in healthcare.
“Our top priority is providing safe, high-quality care for every patient, every time, and I look forward to building on our team’s efforts to deliver excellent clinical outcomes,” said Podolsky. “As healthcare is amid major transformation, we will work together to make healthcare more affordable, create better systems to serve the needs of our patients, increase joy for our caregivers, and improve the health of our communities.”
Podolsky is a trained emergency medicine physician who most recently served as system chief medical officer, ambulatory, and integration at Banner Health System in Phoenix. Before that, he worked at the Cleveland Clinic Health System, where he held several leadership positions. He earned his medical degree and a philosophy degree from the University of Vermont and holds a master’s degree from Dartmouth College’s Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.