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Dr. George Hutchison Appointed as Medical Director of Patient Access
CHI St. Vincent Infirmary has promoted longtime Emergency Room Medical Director Dr. George “Hutch” Hutchison to Medical Director of Patient Access. In his new role, Dr. Hutchison will work to continually improve patient experiences and the efficiency of care from entry to exit.
“Hutch has played an instrumental part in creating the stable emergency room environment that we have all come to appreciate,” said Dr. Gerry Jones, CHI St. Vincent Vice President of Medical Affairs for Central Arkansas. “His passion for working with patients and providing excellent care is evident to everyone that comes in contact with him.”
Dr. Hutchison, who has cared for the community at CHI St. Vincent since 1998, will continue to share his leadership and experience serving patients in the emergency room, but will now focus specifically on improving patient access.
A graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Dr. Hutchison completed residences in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.