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Business Observer Friday, Jun. 24, 2022 1 month ago

Heath system appoints new leader for telehealth

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Dr. Zsolt Kulcsar has nearly a decade of medical management experience.

Lee Health has named Dr. Zsolt Kulcsar as the health system’s new medical director of Lee Virtual Health.

Kulcsar joins Lee Health with almost 10 years of medical management experience and will lead Lee Health’s virtual care team, according to a statement. In this position, Kulcsar will design, develop, implement and lead a multidisciplinary virtual care team.

Kulcsar will also serve as a liaison between Lee Physician Group and other health care providers in the community and within Lee Health to “optimize and innovate virtual health offerings and envision future platforms and programs,” the release adds.

In his previous position as an associate medical director of digital health and strategic ventures at White Plains Hospital Montefiore Health System in New York, Kulcsar implemented a digital footprint for medical and surgical practices and expanded the telehealth services across the hospital. He also served as the section chief of rheumatology and was actively managing rheumatology patients. He was the physician lead of ambulatory quality for a 200-physician multispecialty group and worked closely with the Montefiore Medical Centers ACO program.

“This position requires medical expertise, leadership experience and a high level of technologic skill, all of which Dr. Kulcsar possesses,” says Dr. Venkat Prasad, the chief clinical officer of community based care at Lee Health, in the statement. “I know he is an asset that will lead the Virtual Care Team to advance the virtual care provided in our Lee Health community.”

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