Title: Chief Medical Officer, Chief Academic Officer + Doctor/MD
Dr. Saint Anthony Amofah is the Chief Medical Officer at the Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI), where he is also the Chief Academic Officer for The Brodes H. Hartley Jr. Teaching Health Center at CHI. In addition, he is the Medical Director of the Health Choice Network (HCN), a horizontally integrated health care delivery system.
As CHI’s Chief Medical Officer, he is responsible for the oversight and direction of the center’s clinical programs and services including primary and specialty services, pharmacy, laboratory, health information management and radiology. Dr. Amofah chairs CHI’s Performance Improvement Council, coordinates CHI’s accreditation activities and is an ambulatory care surveyor for the Joint Commission.
As HCN’s Medical Director, Dr. Amofah’s responsibilities include guidance and support to its care management programs, quality improvement program and electronic health record (EHR) activities.
As a Bureau of Primary Health Care Health Disparities Collaboratives clinical scholar, Dr. Amofah has made significant contributions to and presented at national gatherings on the sustaining and spreading of gains in chronic disease care. Additionally, Dr. Amofah has presented at local, state and national levels on the benefits and challenges of utilization of EHRs.
Dr. Amofah is board certified in internal medicine, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is certified in risk management, managed care, and healthcare quality and management. He obtained his MBA with specialization in health services administration from the University of Miami and earned his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School.
When the White House wants guidance on how to address disparities in the health care of underserved minority populations, it turns to Dr. Amofah. He has gone to Washington, D.C., multiple times to serve as a subject expert in health care.