Lake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Manley Jordan, MD in his new
role as Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
beginning January 1, 2016.
Dr. Jordan, board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine,
has been a practicing Pulmonary physician since 1989 and joined Pulmonology
Associates of Southwest Louisiana, a part of the Memorial Medical Group,
in 2004. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University
School of Medicine.
As CMO of the Memorial Health System, he will be instrumental in aligning
clinical best practices across all affiliated hospitals, clinics and physician
practices and responsible for decisions relating to clinical quality assurance.
He will work closely with system administrators to develop and assess
quality metrics used to strategically drive excellence in the delivery
of health care at Memorial and assist in the continued pursuit of building
a strong, cohesive medical team and a better patient experience.
Kevin Mocklin, MD, who has done an exemplary job as CMO since 2008, will
continue as Corporate Compliance Director overseeing adherence to the
rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that hospital policies and
procedures are being followed, and that behavior within the organization
meets Memorial’s Standards of Conduct. He will also be responsible
for the development of a Utilization Review Program for the systems uncompensated
care (UCC) patient population. Dr. Mocklin, a retired internal medicine
physician, was co-founder of the Internal Medicine Clinic of Southwest
Louisiana in 1996, which is now a part of the Memorial Medical Group.
"Both Dr Mocklin and Dr. Jordan have dedicated their careers to improving
people's lives. Their commitment to Memorial, our healthcare team
and our patients brings a keen understanding of excellence in patient
care as well as to the overall market as we move to a value-based industry,"
says Larry Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lake Charles
Memorial Health System. "As Vice President of Medical Affairs and
Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jordan will bring valuable clinical insight
as Memorial continues its unprecedented growth, and he will play a key
role in further enhancing our quality and our expanding network of physicians."
"I am excited about this new milestone in my medical career. Memorial
is already a strong organization and my goal is to accelerate the care
improvements needed in the ever-changing world of healthcare," Dr.
Jordan says. "Our priorities will encourage our population to take
an active role in their health, while strengthening the delivery and coordination
of health care services and providing an outstanding patient experience
at all of our facilities."