Tuesday, October 27
Mountain Health Network (MHN) has announced two new leadership appointments, effective Nov. 1, 2020.
Larry D. Dial Jr., MD, has been named the chief clinical officer for MHN. In his new position, Dr. Dial will guide the delivery of clinically
integrated services that align with national best practices in quality and safety. He will also focus on physician integration and the MHC Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Dr. Dial previously served as chief medical officer, Marshall Health, and Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MUJCESOM).
“I am pleased that Dr. Dial will be bringing his proven leadership skills to the Mountain Health team,” said Mike Mullins, FACHE, president and CEO, MHN. “Though we have worked together on many different projects in the past, I look forward to working with him even more in his new role with Mountain Health.”
Hoyt J. Burdick, MD, has been named chief medical officer, MHN. Dr. Burdick will expand his focus on quality and patient safety, as well as support the medical staff operations at both Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) and St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC). He will also continue to lead the coordination of MHN’s response to COVID-19, which he has done since the pandemic began.
“Quality patient care is our number one priority,” Mullins said. “Dr. Burdick has outstanding experience and commitment and I’m pleased that he’s leading the system’s quality journey.”
Dr. Dial received his medical degree from MUJCESM, where he also completed his residency. Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Dial will continue to see patients at Marshall Internal Medicine and will continue as an associate professor of medicine with MUJCESOM.
Dr. Burdick received his medical degree and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Mississippi School of
Medicine. He also has a Master of Medical Management from Tulane University. Dr. Burdick practiced Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine for 10 years with HIMG, working at both SMMC and CHH, and has served as Chief Medical Officer of CHH for over 25 years. Dr. Burdick is a Certified Physician Executive with additional certifications in both Health Care Quality and Patient Safety.
“We are extremely fortunate to have these two outstanding physicians and healthcare executives as part of our leadership team,” said Mike Mullins, FACHE, president and CEO, MHN. “Serving in these key roles, they will help us continue to provide quality care to the patients we serve, as well as continue to grow our health system into a regional healthcare destination.”