Dr. Lori Posk, MD, FACP

Dr. Lori Posk, MD, FACP

Thursday, September 5, 2019, VERO BEACH: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes internal medicine physician Lori Posk, MD, FACP. Dr. Posk earned her doctor of medicine from Michigan State University and completed her internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. She is board certified in internal medicine and clinical informatics.

Dr. Posk served as Chief Medical Resident at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation prior to becoming Medical Director for MyChart at Cleveland Clinic and Medical Director at the Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center. Her focus includes the personal patient portal, practice efficiency and improving chronic disease management. Dr. Posk also treats conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s disease and preventative medicine.
She joined the MyChart Team in July 2012 and lead the team in several initiatives including Open Notes, electronic messaging, patient access and test result release.

In her role as Medical Director, Dr. Posk managed over 100 physicians and 400 caregivers in a Cleveland Clinic regional practice location. Her work with the patient portal enhances and allows for the innovation of care. She also continues to see patients in her internal medicine practice. In her new role at CCIRH, she will bring the features of the Cleveland Clinic Portal to patients at the hospital and work with a team to bring the health care system up on a new electronic medical record.

Dr. Posk is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Association of Physician Leadership, American Medical Association and American Medical Informatics Association.
Dr. Posk is now accepting new patients at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital’s Health & Wellness Center located at 3450 11th Court in Vero Beach. To schedule an appointment, call 772.794.3364.

About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. Among Cleveland Clinic’s 66,000 employees are more than 4,200 salaried physicians and researchers and 16,600 nurses, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic’s health system includes a 165-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 11 regional hospitals in northeast Ohio, more than 180 northern Ohio outpatient locations – including 18 full-service family health centers and three health and wellness centers – and locations in southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nev.; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2018, there were 7.9 million total outpatient visits, 238,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 220,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/CCforMedia and twitter.com/ClevelandClinic. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.

About Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital
Founded by Garnett Radin, R.N., in 1932, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is a 332-bed, not for profit hospital offering comprehensive medical services to the Treasure Coast community. The Welsh Heart Center, Scully-Welsh Cancer Center and Scully Endoscopy Center offer full-service programs and a multidisciplinary approach. Healthcare professionals represent specialties including orthopedic services, minimally invasive vascular surgery, neurosurgery, stroke services, robotic surgery, a state-of-the-art wound healing center, bariatric surgery and the only maternity wing in the community. The hospital features all private rooms and is the largest private-sector employer in Indian River County.

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