MIAMI – Dr. Jefry Biehler has been appointed executive medical director of quality for Nicklaus Children’s Health System (NCHS), parent organization of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. In this role, Dr. Biehler will drive optimization of patient outcomes by advancing evidence-based quality care initiatives throughout the health system.
Dr. Biehler has been with the 309-bed pediatric specialty hospital since 1993 and has held a wide range of leadership positions. Most recently, he has served as the hospital’s medical director of quality and as the associate director for the emergency department. Dr. Biehler is also chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University.
“We are delighted that Dr. Biehler has accepted this expanded role within our health system,” said Matthew A. Love, president and CEO of NCHS. “We look forward to his leadership in enhancing outcomes as part of our enduring commitment to putting patients and families first.”
About Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.