New Leader Also Serves as CMO of Henry Ford Health System’s North Market, Northeast Region
Clinton Township, MI., Henry Ford Health System has announced a new chief medical officer for Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Christopher Milback, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.F.P., joined the system on June 10. He will also serve as chief medical officer for the Northeast Region of the system’s North Market. He replaces Dr. Joanna Pease, who retired in May.
In this role, Dr. Milback will provide executive leadership for physician services for Henry Ford Macomb Hospital and the Northeast Region. He will act as a champion for enhancing quality of care, ensuring comprehensive health care delivery and patient safety and providing an exceptional care experience in the hospital and region.
Dr. Milback most recently served as medical director of the Colleague Health Plan & Population Health for Trinity Health in Livonia, Mich. where he provided clinical leadership and oversight of care management, population health, quality, patient safety and utilization initiatives of the Colleague Benefit Plan, covering approximately 155,000 lives across the country.
Before his time at Trinity, Dr. Milback worked in a variety of leadership roles at Health Plus of Michigan in Flint and Beaumont Health.
Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Milback earned his medical degree from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York and an M.B.A. in health care management from Oakland University. He is currently president of the Oakland County Medical Society, a member of the Board of Directors of the Oakland County Medical Society and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He also has experience as an associate clinical professor at both Oakland University and Wayne State University