Thomas “Brett” Hoggard, MD, CCDS, SFHM

Chief Medical Officer, Director of Quality

Dr. Brett Hoggard is our chief medical officer and director of quality. He is director of a hospitalist group at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg Florida. Dr. Hoggard is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a practicing hospitalist. In addition to clinical medicine, he has spearheaded multiple process improvement projects to optimize quality metrics, physician documentation, EMR implementation and clinical care.

Dr. Hoggard graduated from Emory Medical School and also completed his internal medicine residency at Emory. He is currently a core teaching faculty member and is in charge of the academic curriculum for the internal medicine residency at Northside Hospital. Dr. Hoggard has been recognized with multiple awards throughout his career including the Teaching Attending of the Year, nursing nominated Physician of the Year and the HCA Fritz Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Hoggard is an expert in physician documentation and coauthored the ACDIS course “Clinical Documentation Essentials for the Hospital Provider”. His most recent area of focus is physician documentation and its impact on pay for performance metrics.

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