Health, the country’s leading provider of analytics-based programs
to reduce medical misdiagnoses and improve quality of care, today
announced the formation of a distinguished clinical advisory committee
to support the company’s Radiology Centers of Excellence program, which
is saving lives and demonstrating the value of high-quality radiological
The six members of the committee—Dr. Richard K.J. Brown, Dr. John A.
Carrino, Dr. Ricardo Cury, Dr. Kimberly N. Feigin, Dr. Adam Flanders,
and Dr. Evan Siegelman—are all highly respected radiologists in
different, complementary subspecialties. Together, they form one of the
country’s most distinguished bodies of radiological expertise.
“I am privileged to work with such outstanding clinicians,” said Richard
Herzog, MD, FACR, Covera Health’s Chief Medical Officer and Director of
Spinal Imaging at the Hospital for Special Surgery. “For years I have
known that diagnostic quality is one of the most underappreciated
problems in modern medicine—and, when solved, one of the most impactful.
I’m deeply excited to collaborate with this panel of notable experts to
improve the quality of radiological care that patients receive
Richard K.J. Brown, MD, FACR, is Director of Clinical Nuclear Medicine
and Molecular Imaging at the University of Michigan, where he also
serves as Clinical Professor of Radiology. Dr. Brown is board certified
in both diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine and is the National
Co-Chair of the American College of Radiology’s Committee on Practice
Parameters & Standards for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. He
has served on the editorial board of RadioGraphics and is
actively involved in quality initiatives both in his practice and
John A. Carrino, MD, MPH, is Vice Chairman of Radiology at the Hospital
for Special Surgery and a former Section Chief of Musculoskeletal
Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr.
Carrino also serves as an editor for several academic journals and has
coauthored over 250 peer-reviewed publications.
Ricardo Cury, MD, FSCCT, FACR, FACC, FAHA, serves as Chairman of
Radiology at Baptist Health of South Florida. He is also the Director of
Cardiac Imaging at the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Clinical
Professor and Vice Chairman of Radiology at Florida International
University Wertheim College of Medicine. Previously, Dr. Cury served as
the Director of Cardiac MRI at Massachusetts General Hospital and
Harvard Medical School. He has also served as an editor for numerous
academic journals and is the coauthor of over 200 peer-reviewed
Kimberly N. Feigin, MD, FACR, is a radiologist at Memorial Sloan
Kettering Cancer Center, where she serves as the Lead Interpreting
Physician for the Breast Imaging Quality Assurance Program at the Evelyn
H. Lauder Breast Center. Dr. Feigin serves on the Executive Committee of
the New York Roentgen Society, a group devoted to radiologist education,
as both a past President and an active board member. She is also
involved in the New York State Radiological Society, the state chapter
of the American College of Radiology, of which she is President-Elect
and Chair of the Breast Imaging Committee.
Adam Flanders, MD, is Co-Director of the Division of Neuroradiology/ENT
and Professor of Radiology and Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department
of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Flanders has
published extensively on the use of MRI in the clinical evaluation of
spinal cord injuries and also serves on the Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Team at the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley.
Evan Siegelman, MD, is Section Chief of Body MRI at the Hospital of the
University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Radiology at the Perelman
School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Siegelman is
the author of over 200 peer-reviewed academic publications that have
been cited almost 8,000 times.
About Covera Health
Covera Health is on a mission to reduce misdiagnoses and improve patient
care by partnering with doctors to better define, measure, and deliver
quality care. The company leverages advanced data analytics to build
programs for employers, health plans, and other healthcare entities that
improve patient outcomes and reduce medical costs. Covera Health’s first
solution, its innovative Radiology Centers of Excellence program, is
available nationwide and now covers over one million lives. For more
information, please visit www.coverahealth.com.