Medica Group: Robert Lavis
Medica Group has appointed Robert Lavis to the newly created role of clinical director, effective 1st June 2020.
Lavis will report to Stephen Davies, the company’s medical director.
Lavis joins Medica from Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he is currently a consultant radiologist and former clinical director.
Lavis has extensive experience of clinical practice starting his career as a surgeon before entering radiology with a specialist focus on oncology.
Commenting on Lavis’s appointment, Davies said: “I am delighted to have Robert join our growing team of clinical experts at Medica. With his background of working in the NHS, combined with his expertise in oncology reporting, Robert brings a highly relevant breadth and depth of experience that will help Medica to continue to drive quality and performance improvements and to expand the service offering to our clients and their patients.”
Stuart Quin, chief executive of Medica, commented: “Robert has had a longstanding relationship with Medica both as a customer and as a contracted reporter. His insight and expertise will help us to continue to enhance the service we offer. I particularly look forward to working with Robert to drive strategic projects within the company, such as the deployment of artificial intelligence and continual improvements in our quality management systems.”
Commenting on his appointment, Lavis said: “The creation of this new role underlines Medica’s commitment to continually invest in quality, innovation and service development. I know Medica and teleradiology well from my time within the NHS and as a contracted reporter for many years. I look forward to applying my experience as part of the management team to drive future growth and quality improvements.”
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