Mark Browne, MD

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Mark Browne, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Covenant Health

Mark Browne, MD, MMM, FACPE, CPE,  has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Covenant Health since 2012. In addition to his leadership in clinical quality and safety for the health system, Dr. Browne is responsible for overseeing medical staff affairs, credentialing and medical staff quality, and for coordination of service line activities for the Covenant Health system. Dr. Browne is a nationally recognized speaker on issues related to quality, healthcare reform and physician integration.

He previously was a principal at Pershing, Yoakley and Associates, where he provided expertise to health systems on effective integration of clinical quality in healthcare operations.  

Dr. Browne previously served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Trover Regional Medical Center in western Kentucky and at Foote Memorial Hospital in southwest Michigan. He was a physician executive with Middletown Regional Hospital in southwest Ohio. He is past president and chief operating officer of Southwestern Ohio Family Medicine, a network of primary care physicians.

Dr. Browne is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. He earned his doctorate in medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and holds a master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University at the Heinz School of Public Policy in Pittsburgh.  Dr. Browne is a fellow and currently on the board of the American College of Physician Executives.  


Why I work at Covenant Health:

“I feel strongly that our health system’s commitment to patient safety is not just words and rhetoric, but is truly what we do every day.”