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American Hospital Management Company Appoints Gregory Ciottone, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Monday, July 14, 2008 General News J E 4
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LONGMONT, Colo., July 14 American Hospital ManagementCompany (AHMC) effective July 1st, 2008 has appointed Gregory Ciottone, MD tothe position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Ciottone will be responsible forContinuing Medical Education, Quality Programs and Medical Staff relatedissues for American Hospital Management Company's network of internationalmanaged facilities.

Dr. Ciottone brings over 15 years experience in academic, clinical andinternational medicine to American Hospital Management Company. Dr. Ciottoneis a Board-Certified Emergency Physician and is an Assistant Professor ofMedicine at Harvard Medical School, where he currently is the Chair of theDisaster Medicine Section. He has served as Director of the Division ofInternational Disaster and Emergency Medicine and Medical Director forEmergency Management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he worksclinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine. In addition, Dr. Ciottoneholds a Visiting Professorship in Disaster Medicine at Vrije UniversiteitBrussel in Belgium and the Universita del Piemonte Orientale in Italy, and hasserved as the Medical Director for the Office of Security and Investigations,United States Citizenship and Immigration Service, U.S. Department of HomelandSecurity, Washington D.C. Recently, Dr. Ciottone established the OperationalMedicine Institute at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, of which he hasassumed the position of Director. Dr. Ciottone will continue with theseappointments while on staff with AHMC.

"I am extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Ciottone to American HospitalManagement Company as Dr. Ciottone brings significant academic and practicalexperience to our medical facilities and physicians. We look forward toworking with Dr. Ciottone and to continually strengthen and support thephysicians, nurses and other professionals in the communities we serve whileaccomplishing our mission in meeting healthcare needs locally," stated RandallD. Arlett, President and Managing Director of American Hospital Management Co.

"I am very excited to begin work as the Chief Medical Officer for AmericanHospital Management Company. AHMC has firmly positioned itself as the worldleader in hospital management and administration by creating world classmedical centers that maintain quality as their number one goal. Under AHMCmanagement, these institutions have flourished by linking the hospital withthe community through local partnerships. It is an honor for me to now jointhis winning team and I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellenceAHMC has become known for," stated Gregory Ciottone, MD, Chief Medical Officerof American Hospital Management Co.

About Greg Ciottone:

Dr. Ciottone is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard MedicalSchool, where he currently is the Chair of the Disaster Medicine Section. Healso serves as Director of the Division of Disaster Medicine at Beth IsraelDeaconess Medical Center, where he works clinically in the Department ofEmergency Medicine. In addition, Dr. Ciottone holds a Visiting Professorshipin Disaster Medicine at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium and theUniversita del Piemonte Orientale in Italy, and has served as the MedicalDirector for the Office of Security and Investigations, USCIS, U.S. Departmentof Homeland Security, Washington D.C. Recently, Dr. Ciottone established theOperational Medicine Institute at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, of whichhe has assumed the position of Director.

Dr. Ciottone is a graduate of Colby College, where he was Phi Beta Kappaand awarded numerous awards in Biology and Chemistry. He then graduated theUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School, receiving the Society of AcademicEmergency Medicine "Excellence in Emergency Medicine" award. He completed hisEmergency Medicine Residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centerand was selected by the fac
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