Northern Illinois Hospice Physician Earns Board Certification
July 22, 2021
ROCKFORD, Ill—Northern Illinois Hospice Medical Director, John Myers, MD, FACS, FACC, HMDC, was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board. Dr. Myers was recognized for his commitment to improving the quality of life by displaying professional competency in the hospice industry.
Hospice practice includes patient care, medication management, performance improvement, engagement in interdisciplinary group (IDG) activities, and much more. Professional certification affirms a knowledge and experience base for hospice physicians to display commitment to their career, dedication to patient and family care, and the sustainability of the hospice organization and industry.
Prior to joining Northern Illinois Hospice in October 2017, Dr. Myers served as SwedishAmerican Health System’s Director of Medical Affairs and Education, and was a cardiothoracic surgeon and Chief of Surgery for SwedishAmerican and Rockford Surgical Services, SC. Dr. Myers is Board certified in both cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.
For more information on the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB), go to www.hmdcb.org
About Northern Illinois Hospice
Northern Illinois Hospice was the first hospice provider in our region and one of the first 50 hospices in the nation. Since 1979, we have continually added to our expertise in providing guidance, care, and support that best fits our patients’ and family’s needs during life’s final months. For more information, visit www.northernillinoishospice.org
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