The American Oncology Network nominates Stephen “Fred” Divers,
Fort Myers, Fla., May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Oncology Network, LLC (AON), a fast-growing medical oncology provider focused on supporting the long-term viability of oncology treatment in settings Community is pleased to announce that Stephen “Fred” Divers, MD has been named the company’s new Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
As Chief Marketing Officer, Dr. Divers will play a critical role in furthering AON’s mission, providing leadership, strategy and vision around practice transformation by ensuring its clinical model meets the patient needs.
“We are delighted to announce that Dr. Divers is our Chief Medical Officer,” said Todd Schonherz, Chief Executive Officer of AON. “Since AON’s inception and as Chairman of the AON Advisory Board, Dr. Divers has been instrumental in leading the charge to ensure patients have easy access to affordable, high-quality cancer care in their communities. local. The depth of his involvement in clinical research and patient advocacy is commendable and he will no doubt have a great impact in this leadership role.
“AON and its practices are uniquely positioned to provide cancer patients with quality, convenient and affordable care,” said Dr. Divers. “I look forward to continuing to contribute to future successes and innovations in this newly created leadership role.”
Dr. Divers is a medical oncologist at the Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute, one of the first practices to join the AON Network in the summer of 2018. In July 2020, he was named Chair of the Advisory Board.
Dr. Divers has provided physician leadership as a member of several national committees and currently serves on the board of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA). He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of North Carolina and a fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Cancer Center.
In addition to his new role as Chief Marketing Officer, Dr. Divers will continue to serve as Chairman of AON’s Advisory Board and will see patients at the Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute.
About American Oncology Network, LLC: (AONcology.com)
American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of experienced physicians and healthcare leaders who come together to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. Launched in 2018, the growing AON Network represents 107 physicians and 85 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing in 16 states. AON’s leadership team has more than three decades of oncology practice management experience, allowing physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest quality care to patients.
The organization provides unique and comprehensive protocols to manage administrative procedures and improve ancillary services for its affiliates. AON is able to aggregate volume and achieve economies of scale as it guides its physicians and member practices through the transition to value-based reimbursement models that improve patient experience and help reduce the per capita cost of cancer care.
AON also offers a unique physician-led, community-based oncology management model. With services such as a centralized specialty pharmacy, diagnostics, pathology, fully integrated electronic medical records, care management team and a variety of financial assistance programs, an alliance with AON ensures that the experience of patients will be at the pinnacle of cancer care today. .
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