Sun Health Radio Hour Guest, Feb. 24, 2013

Dr. Robert Groves, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Performance, Banner Health

Dr. Robert Groves serves as Senior Medical Director of Clinical Performance for Banner Health. His responsibilities includes leading the Banner Health system initiative to leverage clinical informatics for process improvement as well as accountability for leading the development and standardization of the science of health care delivery across the system continuum.

Dr. Groves received a medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and then completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at Parkland Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Subsequently, he completed fellowships in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

In his prior role as iCare medical director, Dr. Groves led the rollout of the tele-ICU service, iCare Intensive Care. Banner’s iCare currently serves over 430 ICU beds in 18 hospitals in Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming and Nevada and is slated to expand to all adult ICU beds within the Banner Health system. Dr. Groves also continues as the System Medical Director for Critical Care where he has led dramatic improvements in severity-adjusted survival while significantly reducing length of stay.