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Advocate Dreyer Creates Complex Pediatric Care Clinic

Under the guidance of physician Nisha Kakodkar, M.D., Advocate Dreyer is opening a Complex Pediatric Care Clinic at their Fox Valley Villages location. Dr. Kakodkar’s special interests include working with children who have chronic illnesses and developmental or behavioral challenges.

The Complex Pediatric Care Clinic provides a comprehensive medical home model with the inclusion of on-site walk in care, occupational therapy, speech therapy, lab, imaging, child & adolescent behavioral health sciences.

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Dreyer Medical Clinic Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 11:49

Dreyer Medical Clinic is pleased to announce Laurie A. Fiorica, M.S., as the new Chief Operating Officer.  Previously, Ms. Fiorica was the Vice President of Organizational Improvement at Dreyer.

Prior to joining Dreyer, Ms. Fiorica was a Sensei with Simpler Consulting for three years, applying Lean and six sigma in healthcare, military, and commercial industries.  Her previous experience includes 15 years with Eastman Kodak Company serving in a variety of technical, manufacturing, and leadership roles.

Ms. Fiorica earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 1991, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York in 1999.  She also earned Six Sigma Blackbelt Practitioner Certification at Eastman Kodak Company in New York in 1999.

As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Fiorica will be responsible for patient care delivery across the enterprise, including primary care, specialty care, front office support functions, laboratory, radiology, and therapy.