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Misko begins work for SSM Health on Aug. 15, and will be responsible for the growth and management of physician practices as well as post-acute and ambulatory operations across Mid-Missouri and Northwest Missouri.
“Michael brings a wealth of clinical experience and is a proven physician leader,” said Shane Peng, MD, President, Physician and Ambulatory Operations for SSM Health. “He will be instrumental in helping SSM Health continue to provide high-quality, compassionate care to the communities we serve.”
Misko comes to SSM Health from Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Mo., where he has served as Chief Medical Officer since 2013. In this role, he successfully managed an integrated rural healthcare system serving nine counties that included an acute care hospital, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home health and hospice, a surgical center, a cancer care center, and urgent care clinics. Misko’s experience also includes both clinical and executive leadership roles at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Mo.; and clinical positions at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri; and F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming.
He is active in several professional organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Association of Physician Leadership, the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Association of Emergency Physicians, and the American Academy of Family Practice. Misko earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a medical degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
About SSM Health
SSM Health (ssmhc.com) is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 20 hospitals, more than 60 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company and two Accountable Care Organizations. With more than 8,500 physicians and more than 33,000 employees in four states, SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), SSM Health is a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.
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