Chief Medical Officer
Clinical Services and Chief Patient Safety Officer
has responsibility for maintaining and improving quality and
safety in core clinical processes at LMHS. He also has
responsibility for oversight of care management, clinical
decision support, infection control, disease management programs
and Medical Staff Services.
He is responsible for hospital-based physician groups
that include Pathology, Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, Emergency
Care and Trauma Surgery.
Dr. Krivenko is also the Chief Safety Officer of the
Dr. Krivenko has responsibility for overseeing operations and
performance improvement services to the System, spiritual
services to patients of the System and coordination of System
activities to meet various accreditation standards of regulatory
Dr. Krivenko joined the System in 1998 after serving as
Vice President of System Clinical Services for the Promina
Gwinnett Health System in Atlanta, Georgia since 1995. Prior to
joining Gwinnett, from 1992 to 1995, he was Vice President of
Medical Affairs for the Wyoming Valley Health System in
He served as
an Assistant Professor at Wilkes-Hahnemann Medical School and
was on the teaching faculty of the Wyoming Valley Family
Practice Residency program.
practiced Family Medicine in Dallas, Pennsylvania for 17 years.
Dr. Krivenko received both a master's degree in Health
Service Administration and a bachelor's degree from Wilkes
University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He earned his medical
degree from Temple University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Krivenko is board certified and re-certified in
Dr. Krivenko is a Fellow of the American Academy of
Family Practice and is presently a Healthcare Examiner for the
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He is a member of the
VHA, Inc. National Physician Leadership Council and the American
College of Physician Executives.