OFMQ Welcomes Dr. Glenn H. Lytle, MD as Medical Director
For Healthcare Quality Improvement Program
(January 18, 2012, Oklahoma City, Ok) – The Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality (OFMQ) announces Glenn H. Lytle, MD was hired as medical director to serve the organization’s state-based healthcare quality improvement work. Lytle’s background includes more than 30 years as a practicing surgeon and family physician and over a decade in academic surgery.
He graduated with honors from Princeton University, earned his medical degree from University of Rochesteter School of Medicine and completed his five year surgical residency at Yale University. Lytle taught surgery at Yale, and received academic honors as professor of surgery with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa, where he also became the vice-chairman of the Department of Surgery. He was chief of general surgery for the Chickasaw Nation hospital in Ada, Oklahoma, and had a family practice in Konawa, Oklahoma. He has served the state and national surgical communities with multiple accolades and honors. In 2007, Dr. Lytle became a certified Professional in Health Care Quality and also was awarded his Masters in Healthcare Administration.
“We are pleased that Dr. Lytle is joining our organization,” said Gregg Koehn, president and chief executive officer of OFMQ. “I am confident his experience and passion for quality improvement will be an asset to OFMQ and those we serve.”
Dr. Lytle will contribute his leadership and expertise to developing and spreading quality improvement programs for Oklahoma healthcare providers and engaging Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers in healthcare systems improvement.