Dr. Joshua Miller to lead entity designed to improve quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery
STONY BROOK, NY, January 8, 2019 – Joshua Miller, MD, has been named Assistant Dean of Clinical Integration at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. In this capacity, Dr. Miller will serve as the physician leader for Stony Brook’s Clinically Integrated Network (CIN), which supports structured collaboration among physicians and hospital through a program designed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare.
Appointed by Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Senior Vice President of the Health Sciences and Dean of the Renaissance School of Medicine, Dr. Miller will report to Margaret McGovern, MD, Dean for Clinical Affairs in this position, effective January 1, 2019.
The CIN helps to accelerate improvements in healthcare delivery and will foster new mechanisms for aligning physicians in the community with Stony Brook Medicine and its programs. Dr. Miller will lead the CIN infrastructure and design, including patient care management, improving clinical documentation and coding in the ambulatory and physician office environment. He will also oversee strategies to engage primary care physicians and specialists within the region to enhance the care of Stony Brook Medicine patients, as well as ensure quality and reduce post-acute-care utilization.
Dr. Miller joined Stony Brook in 2013 as Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine. In 2016 he was named Medical Director of Diabetes Care for Stony Brook Medicine. In this role, Dr. Miller transformed and expanded the Diabetes Care program at Stony Brook, achieving outcomes within the top 10 percent of academic medical centers nation-wide and improving care for people with diabetes throughout the health system. Dr. Miller also serves as project lead for the DSRIP/Suffolk Care Collaborative Diabetes, Wellness & Self-Management Program and President of the American Diabetes Association Long Island Community Leadership Board.
About Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University, widely regarded as a SUNY flagship, is going beyond the expectations of what today’s public universities can accomplish. Since its founding in 1957, this young university has grown to become one of only four University Center campuses in the State University of New York (SUNY) system with more than 25,700 students and 2,500 faculty members, and 18 NCAA Division I athletic programs. Our faculty have earned numerous prestigious awards, including the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, Indianapolis Prize for animal conservation, Abel Prize and the inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. The University offers students an elite education with an outstanding return on investment: U.S.News & World Report ranks Stony Brook among the top 50 public universities in the nation. Its membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU) places Stony Brook among the top 62 research institutions in North America. As part of the management team of Brookhaven National Laboratory, the University joins a prestigious group of universities that have a role in running federal R&D labs. Stony Brook University is a driving force in the region’s economy, generating nearly 60,000 jobs and an annual economic impact of $6.4 billion. Our state, country and world demand ambitious ideas, imaginative solutions and exceptional leadership to forge a better future for all. The students, alumni, researchers and faculty of Stony Brook University are prepared to meet this challenge.