Raritan Bay Medical Center names chief medical officer

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Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center appointed Louis Brusco, Jr., MD, FCCM, CPE, as chief medical officer for both Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy.

Prior to joining Raritan Bay Medical Center, Brusco served as chief medical officer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, where he created quality programs, strengthened resource management and improved patient safety. In addition, while Brusco was at Morristown Medical Center, he was the recipient of Vizent’s 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum MD Quality Leadership Award.

In 2015, Brusco led the effort to lift the Leapfrog safety grade of the hospital to an “A” and elevate the Healthgrades ratings from top 100 hospitals to top 50 hospitals.

Prior to his role at Morristown Medical Center, Brusco spent 22 years at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in various physician leadership roles.

Brusco received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University. He completed his residency in internal medicine from St. Luke’s Hospital, New York. Additionally, he completed his residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in critical care medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

For more information about Raritan Bay Medical Center, visit www.rbmc.org.