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Psychiatric and care-integration leader Dr. Mirin joins CMG


Steven M.  Mirin, M.D., has joined Cambridge Management Group as a senior adviser.

Dr. Mirin is a psychiatrist with 35 years of experience in planning and implementing change in complex healthcare organizations.

He was president and psychiatrist in chief of McLean Hospital (1988-97) and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (1992-99). From 1997 through 2002 he was director of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and subsequently  a director in the Healthcare Practice at Navigant Consulting.

As a consultant he has worked with the administrative and clinical leadership of academic health centers, healthcare systems and hospitals on strategic planning, governance issues, leadership development, mergers and acquisitions, performance improvement and physician-hospital relationships.

Dr. Mirin uses systems thinking to help integrate hospitals’ clinical and academic mission with their business performance and to help develop regionally integrated networks of primary and specialty-focused inpatient and ambulatory care. His consulting projects have included developing new organizational and governance structures for inpatient and ambulatory-services, creating strategic plans for clinical-service delivery and working with multi- hospital systems transitioning toward becoming Accountable Care Organizations. He has considerable experience in assisting hospitals and health systems integrate behavioral-health services with primary care and address the challenges of care delivery and changing patterns of reimbursement under health reform.

Dr. Mirin is the author of more than 140 professional papers and the author or editor of 9 books and monographs. He has lectured frequently at academic medical centers and national healthcare meetings on organizational change, health policy, the role of research in clinical care and other healthcare issues.

He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists and has served on numerous boards, including the Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association, the APA Institute for Research and Education and the Health Care Quality Alliance.He also chaired the Governing Council Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services of the American Hospital Association and served on the Professional and Technical Advisory Committee of the Hospital Accreditation Program of the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Awards and honors include the Presidential Award for Research of the National Association of Private Psychiatric Hospitals; the McLean Hospital Award, the Presidential Award of the American Psychiatric Association and the Administrative Psychiatry Award of the American Psychiatric Association and the Association of Psychiatric Administrators

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