Dr. Ana Davitt named Chief Medical Officer of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital. – The Mercury

Dr. Ana Davitt

Tower Health has announced the appointment of Ana Davitt, MD, FAAEM, as vice president and chief medical officer of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital.

“Tower Health is a nonprofit organization that prioritizes the health and well-being of the communities we serve,” said Dr. Davitt said in a statement. “Providing high-quality care for everyone has always appealed to me. As CMO, I look forward to exploring and implementing new processes and different care delivery models to improve the health and well-being of our communities.”

Dr. Davitt will serve as a liaison between administration and medical staff, engaging physicians and advanced practice providers in initiatives to improve clinical quality, safety and financial outcomes.

She will work with key medical, nursing and quality officers to ensure clinical processes align with organizational goals for care quality and efficiency.

Significant emphasis will be placed on monitoring and improving performance on quality measures in the areas of: length of stay, hospital readmissions, and transitions of care.

“Recognized for clinical leadership, team development and commitment to our mission, vision and values, Dr. Davitt brings the expertise needed to drive strategic growth and ensure Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital provide high-quality, affordable care to the communities we serve,” said Dr. Richard McLaughlin, president and CEO of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital.”

Most recently, Dr. Davitt associate medical director of the emergency medicine department at Phoenixville Hospital. Previously, she served as interim medical director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Phoenixville Hospital, and chaired the Emergency Medicine Quality Committee for both Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital.

In 2023, she led an initiative that placed a physician in triage at the Phoenixville Hospital Emergency Department during busy times. This helped reduce patient wait times and LWOTs (without treatment) while increasing patient satisfaction.

The additional experience of Dr. Davitt’s positions include: director of clinical operations, department of emergency medicine and interim chairman of the department of emergency medicine at Crozer Keystone Health System, as well as clinical assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Davitt graduated cum laude from Pennsylvania State University, Phi Beta Kappa. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania for medical school, and she is certified in emergency medicine. She completed her emergency medicine residency at Christiana Care Health System, and continued her studies by becoming a registered diagnostic medical sonographer.

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