Brookfield, Wis. – (May 23, 2022) – Wisconsin-based health insurer Network Health announced today the promotion of Dr. Mushir Hassan to chief medical officer (CMO). Dr. Hassan brings 24 years of administrative and primary care experience to Network Health. In this role, Dr. Hassan leads Network Health’s clinical teams.
Dr. Hassan has held progressive leadership roles at Ascension Southeast Wisconsin Hospital’s Elmbrook Campus in Brookfield culminating with the vice president of medical affairs. His extensive primary care and hospital operations backgrounds give him unique insights into bringing a truly holistic member-advocacy approach to his role. Dr. Hassan joined Network Health last year as a medical director and is based out of the Brookfield office but works with his clinical teams in both the Menasha and Brookfield locations.
During his time with Ascension Southeast Wisconsin’s Elmbrook Hospital, Dr. Hassan served as the chair of the department of medicine, the vice chief of staff, chair of the pharmacy and therapeutics committee, and on the clinical informatics and technology committee during a critical time in healthcare when he helped to transition medical records from paper to electronic files.
“We are thrilled to have Mushir join our leadership team,” said Coreen Dicus-Johnson, president and CEO of Network Health. “Mushir has extensive experience and understanding of both the clinical and insurance sides, and most importantly a passion for quality care for our members, all of which make him a great fit to lead the clinical teams at Network Health.”
“I am excited to work for a provider-owned company where we’re able to interact with physicians and use science and research to come up with solutions to help make things easier for our members,” said Dr. Mushir Hassan, chief medical officer at Network Health. “I look forward to working with my team to ensure each member gets the right care at the right time and at the right place, while being helpful and instructive for our members.”
Dr. Hassan has a deep history of community involvement, most recently leading both Ascension Southeast Wisconsin’s Elmbrook Hospital and the School District of Elmbrook through the coronavirus pandemic. He received an award of excellence for his volunteer work serving on the medical advisory board for the School District. Dr. Hassan has also been named a Milwaukee Magazine “Top Doctor in the Milwaukee Area,” a MKE Lifestyle Magazine “Top Doctor,” and received a Brave Hearts Heroes Award from the American Red Cross for his community service.
Dr. Hassan currently serves as a board member of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, has been an executive committee member of The Islamic Society of Milwaukee (ISM) for more than 20 years, as well as a founder of the ISM Brookfield mosque and is a board member for Be Well Fox Valley.
Dr. Hassan earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the Northwestern University, and continued on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine. Hassan resides in Brookfield with his wife and four daughters.