Dr. Arthur Douville, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Arthur Douville has pursued his calling to medicine as a practicing Neurologist and Chief Medical Officer at Medigram. He has leveraged his leadership competencies and multiple physician leadership positions to serve as Chief Medical Officer in two different health system contexts. He loves contributing to, helping to lead, and being part of winning teams both at work and in his off duty time.
Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Douville has focused on producing high quality education for physicians and worked to create and act on opportunities to make the community better, for example through his current role as Medical Chair for the Silicon Valley Leadership group of the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Douville has partnered successfully with physician leaders, quality departments, and CFO’s to dramatically improve clinical outcomes, physician citizenship, and manage service line finances. In addition, Dr. Douville has expertise in clinical integration.
Dr. Douville was recently Regional Vice President/ Chief Medical Officer at Verity Health System. In this position, Dr. Douville oversaw physician relations, patient safety & quality, regulatory compliance, and the development of innovative clinical programs for both O’Connor and Saint Louise Regional hospitals for the Verity health system in Silicon Valley.
He was part of the leadership team to spearhead bundled payment and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) initiatives. Dr. Douville has over four years of experience as a Chief Medical officer leading physician culture and leadership, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, clinical process design and implementation, as well as physician alignment. As a former department chair and then CMO for a Healthcare Corporation of America/HCA hospital, Dr. Douville worked with colleagues in neurology and neurosurgery to form a unified Department of Clinical Neurosciences, with added participation by physician representatives of neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology, neurocritical care, and neurorehabilitation. This unique, multidisciplinary organization formed the basis for recognition of Good Samaritan Hospital by the Joint Commission as one of the first 5 hospitals in California designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
As an elected Chief of Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital of HCA, representing 800+ physicians and responsible for medical staff structure, function, quality activities, hospital administration relations, and process improvement for 15 Departments, as well as participation on multiple cross functional teams with hospital administration. Worked as a consultant with a Washington D.C. company to empower physicians to use information in the pursuit of clinical excellence and professional survival in a data-driven healthcare marketplace.
Oversight of multiple hospital system of continuing medical education, responsible for selection of continuing medical education programs delivering up to 10,000 hours per year of CME. He taught Stanford University School of Medicine Residents and Medical Students in medical neurology through hospital teaching rounds and practical courses in clinical neurology, Assistant through full Professor of Clinical Neurology (adjunct).
Dr. Douville serves as the medical chair for the American Cancer Society’s Silicon Valley leadership council. He currently advises Health IT, Medical Informatics startups. He also advises a number of Non-Profits addressing unmet needs in healthcare and education.
Dr. Douville has an interdisciplinary bachelor’s of science degree and medical doctorate degree from the University of Kansas. He did his residencies in Neurology and Psychiatry, and fellowship in Developmental Neurology at Stanford University Medical Center. He completed Internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington.
Dr. Douville and his wife spend time together supporting shared priorities addressing healthcare, education, and technology. They enjoy hiking and spending time with friends and family.