Russell Holman, MD, is chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. of Cogent Healthcare, a hospitalist hos·pi·tal·ist
A physician, usually an internist, who specializes in the care of hospitalized patients.
hospitalist company based in Irvine, Calif. Previously, Holman served Cogent as senior vice president/national medical director overseeing physician development and all medical operations. Holman also is president-elect of the board of directors for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). He is SHM's key liaison to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations,
n.pr the United States body that accredits healthcare organizations.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO/TJC),
n. (JCAHO JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, see there ), serves as course director for the SHM Leadership Academies, is founder of the Leadership Development Committee, a member of the Performance and Standards Task Force, and former treasurer of the board. In 2002, the society honored Holman with the SHM Award for Outstanding Service in hospital medicine.