Virginia Hospital Center Chief Medical Officer named to Washington Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Business Leaders
Dr. Jeffrey DiLisi Recognized for Continuous Improvements in Patient Safety and Quality, Personal Achievements
For Immediate Release
Director of Corporate Communications
Virginia Hospital Center
Arlington, VA (June 13, 2016) – Virginia Hospital Center is honored to announce that its Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Dr. Jeffery DiLisi, MD and MBA, has been named to Washington Business Journal’s “2016 40 Under 40” list that recognizes Washington’s top young professionals under the age of 40.
Since 2009, Dr. DiLisi has served Virginia Hospital Center, beginning as a hospitalist in the Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group and then becoming Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President in 2011. His leadership and innovation has helped advance Virginia Hospital Center’s mission to provide high-quality care at a low cost to the community.
“I am thrilled that Dr. DiLisi has been acknowledged for his unparalleled contributions to advancing the Hospital’s efficiency and quality of care,” said James Cole, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Hospital Center. “We are proud to have someone like Dr. DiLisi on our team who is so widely recognized as a top leader and innovator in our industry.”
Under his direction, the Hospital has achieved nationwide recognition as one of the Joint Commission’s “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures” and has earned the prestigious Top Hospital Award by The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital has also been named by Truven Health Analytics as one of America’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital for two years in a row and one of America’s Top 100 Hospitals three years in a row.
In 2014, Dr. DiLisi was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, receiving a spot on their list of “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know” and “Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40. “Dr. DiLisi demonstrates a commitment to team-based care through his emphasis on open communication amongst all levels of medical staff and management and his call for greater physician engagement,” said James B. Cole.
About Washington Business Journal
The “40 under 40” list by Washington Business Journal has been distributed annually since 2011 and includes some of the region’s top young professionals from every industry. These individuals have achieved outstanding success in business, while also continuously working to make a difference in the community.
About Virginia Hospital Center
Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for 70 years and was again named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals® and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics. The hospital is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – a national network of independent healthcare organizations. Virginia Hospital Center is a 350-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility, and it is designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Read more