Florence physician Michael Rose, MD named as expert in patient safety

Michael Rose, MD of Florence, SC has been named as one of 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety by Becker's Hospital Review.

Dr. Rose, a practicing anesthesiologist, serves as vice president of surgical services at McLeod Health and is a member of the McLeod Health board of trustees. In addition, he is chairman of the South Carolina Safe Surgery 2015 leadership team, which helps hospitals implement a surgical safety checklist to prevent errors.

Dr. Rose received the 2012 Lewis Blackman Patient Safety Champion Healthcare Executive Award for his role in improving hospitals' safety.