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Former Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO Barsoum Named President at HOPCo

By John Commins  
   June 30, 2020

Barsoum will lead HOPCo's efforts to transition and align stakeholders in the ongoing shift from volume-based to value-based care.

Former Cleveland Clinic CEO Wael Barsoum, MD, has been named president and chief transition officer at Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, a Phoenix-based orthopedic practice and service line management company.

"The addition of Dr. Barsoum is a major milestone for us," said HOPCo Founder and CEO David Jacofsky, MD.

"Our executive team is comprised of some of the most forward-thinking minds in healthcare and Dr. Barsoum's history of innovation and commitment to value-based care makes him the ideal leader to assume this role," Jacofsky said.

During his six years as CEO and president of Cleveland Clinic Florida, Barsoum oversaw the health system's growth from a $600 million, single, 155-bed hospital system with nine remote sites to a $1.8 billion, 5-hospital, 1,083-bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital system with more than 40 regional sites. 

Barsoum will lead HOPCo's efforts to transition and align stakeholders in the ongoing shift from volume-based to value-based care. He will also oversee HOPCo's musculoskeletal service line hospital integrations, musculoskeletal specialty hospitals, quality programs as well as operations.

"HOPCo has emerged as a strong leader in the musculoskeletal space," Barsoum said. "I am truly excited about the opportunity to help drive the national expansion of their proven value-based care and population health models."

“The addition of Dr. Barsoum is a major milestone for us. ”

John Commins is a content specialist and online news editor for HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.


KEY TAKEAWAYS

Barsoum will also oversee HOPCo's musculoskeletal service line hospital integrations, musculoskeletal specialty hospitals, and quality programs.

Barsoum oversaw Cleveland Clinic Florida's growth into a $1.8 billion, 5-hospital, tertiary and quaternary care health system with more than 40 sites. 


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