Randy Jernejcic, MD, MMM

Randy Jernejcic, MD, MMM

Vice President of Ambulatory Quality and Clinical Transformation, University Hospitals Health System
Randy Jernejcic, MD, MMM

Biography
Jernejcic Randy M. Jernejcic, MD, MMM, is Vice President of Ambulatory Quality and Clinical Transformation for University Hospitals (UH), based in Cleveland. Dr. Jernejcic directs all aspects of value, including clinical quality and safety, network integrity and provider engagement as well as the integration of these programs with UH Quality Institute ambulatory, ACO and population health initiatives. Most recently, Dr. Jernejcic created the UH Ambulatory Value Network Governing Council, coalescing the work in ambulatory value and the UH Quality institutes across UH. High value and aligned clinical care across all ambulatory venues is vital for driving UH’s system­wide efforts to make UH a national leader in population health. Dr. Jernejcic also formed a collaborative system­wide effort at UH to increase awareness and accountability and drive meaningful change in the war against opioid overuse. Dr. Jernejcic also served as the Physician Chair for the Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium – the first and only collaboration of its kind formed by the Center for Health Affairs, UH and four other Cleveland­ based health systems to share and implement evidence ­based practices, promote policy changes and increase prevention efforts to help reduce the number of opioid overdoses and deaths. From 2017 to 2018, he served as Chief Medical Officer and attending physician at UH Ahuja Medical Center, a 144­bed medical facility in Beachwood, where he led the creation of a clinical governance structure and high­reliability initiatives. He and his team also improved emergency department patient experience, quality and throughput after redesigning operational and clinical processes. He was recruited to UH in 2017 from The OhioHealth Physician Enterprise, a 900­member multidisciplinary provider group in Columbus, for which he served as Vice President of Medical Affairs and Faculty Preceptor. From 2010 to 2012, he was Chief Medical Officer and attending physician at an American hospital in Beijing, China. Dr. Jernejcic earned his Doctor of Medicine at The Ohio State University and completed his family practice residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He earned a Master of Medical Management degree at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.