Matthew Germak, MD, MPH Named Vice President of Patient Safety at CRICO

July 9, 2024 by matray

Matthew Germak, MD, MPH, will be the new vice president for patient safety at CRICO, the medical professional liability insurance program serving the Harvard medical community and its affiliate organizations. He will assume this role beginning July 15, 2024.

As vice president, Germak will report to Luke Sato, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer of CRICO. In this capacity, he will have oversight of strategic and operational patient safety solutions for all CRICO subscribers. His responsibilities will include advancing CRICO’s patient safety strategy, convening clinical leaders, overseeing protected discussions of the AMC PSO, designing CRICO’s educational programs and supporting advanced clinical data analytics.

“Matt is a respected leader in patient safety and highly regarded by our insured network. I expect him to bring a fresh perspective and insight to our team, allowing us to better address the quality and safety challenges faced by our community,” said Mark E. Reynolds, CRICO president and chief executive.

Germak joins CRICO with extensive experience in patient safety. During the last four years, he has been Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care’s (BILHPC) first chief quality and safety officer and has been a primary care physician for eight years at BILHPC – Wellesley Family Medicine. Matt also currently serves as BILH’s principal investigator in CRICO’s Ambulatory Safety Net Program.

“We are thrilled to have Matt join us as VP of Patient Safety, as he’s been working with CRICO as our Medical Director of Primary Care since 2022,” Sato said. “The combination of his experience as a clinician and achievements in healthcare quality and safety make him a perfect fit for our organization and our subscribers.”

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