NEW ULM — Dr. Timothy Miller joined South Nation as new medical director.
“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Timothy Miller to our South Nation crew,” mentioned South Nation CEO Leota Lind. “He brings a wealth of information and expertise however much more importantly shares our crew’s ardour and dedication to serving our members. We’re lucky to have the time to permit our present Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brad Johnson, to work with Dr. Miller. The applications and processes that Dr. Johnson was instrumental in creating can be a strong basis for Dr. Miller to proceed the continued work and future initiatives for us.”
Dr. Miller joined the South Nation crew on July 6, 2020, with the intent to totally transition into the medical director function by October 2020. Dr. Miller, a Physician of Inner Medication, has over three a long time of clinic and hospital expertise, and senior management expertise with the Aspen and Allina Well being Methods.
South Nation started the seek for a brand new medical director after Dr. Johnson introduced his intent to retire by the tip of 2020. Affectionately often called “Dr. Brad” by South Nation employees, Dr. Johnson joined South Nation in 2014 and has supplied robust govt management from his intensive well being care expertise.
“Dr. Miller’s scientific information, huge expertise and keenness for optimum affected person care offers a superb match with the mission and imaginative and prescient of South Nation,” mentioned Dr. Johnson. “I really feel lucky to have the ability to flip to Dr. Miller and I’m assured South Nation has robust medical management for the long run.”
“Brad and I’ve labored collectively for a few years, and Brad’s been an vital mentor to me in my management roles. I’ve had numerous expertise as a supplier, however that is my first involvement inside a well being plan,” mentioned Dr. Miller. “What strikes me is the extraordinary connection South Nation has with the counties and your members. It’s so fully distinctive to me from something I’ve skilled on the supplier facet. The tradition of your group is completely different from something I’ve labored with earlier than – it actually does add worth to each member’s life. It’s my privilege to affix you in that work.”
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