Medstar, Southern Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, announced two new members to its Board of Directors.

 Kevin Grady, MD, president and CEO of Ascension St. John Hospital and Ascension River District Hospital is one and Gary Druskovich, MD, MBA, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital president is the other.

 “Dr. Grady is a champion for patient-centered care, and it’s an honor to have him on our board,” said Kolby Miller, Medstar CEO.

 “As healthcare systems recognize the importance of pre-hospital emergency care, as well as the value of community paramedicine, I am excited to join in the direction of the region’s most responsive and innovative organization,” Grady said.

 In addition to his service with Ascension SE Michigan, Grady is a senior member and partner with Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, an associate clinical professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and has served in various medical staff leadership roles, including Acensions’s chief medical officer of the SE Michigan region. 

 “Dr. Druskovich brings a valuable mix of clinical and operations experience to our organization, and we share his passion for serving the most vulnerable patients,” said Kolby Miller, Medstar CEO.

 “I look forward to joining fellow physicians, as well as the healthcare and community leaders on Medstar’s Board of Directors,” Druskovich said. Druskovich is an anesthesiologist who was in a private group practice for 27 years. Before being named president at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in December 2019, he held the position of chief physician officer (CPO) for both hospital and ambulatory physicians at Ascension Borgess. As CPO, Druskovich served as both the chief medical officer of Ascension’s four west Michigan hospitals and the clinical vice president of West Michigan Ascension Medical Group. He also served nine years on the Board of Directors of Ascension Borgess.

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