American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians Announces the Certification in Health Care Quality and Management
[Seguin, Texas (January 3, 2020)] – The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) is pleased to announce the recent certification of Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Hospitalist Medical Director, Juan Enrique Arenas Herrera, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV. Dr. Arenas passed the Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM) Certification Examination on October 05, 2019 in San Antonio, TX.
“It is an honor to be certified in Health Care Quality and Management and to be able to use this certification to focus on delivering the highest possible care, while maintaining quality and safety for patients at GRMC”, says Dr. Arenas. “At Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, we are deeply committed to patient safety, health care quality, and effective care, while addressing the need for effectiveness, efficiency, utilization review, safety, and timeliness.”
Dr. Arenas joins fellow Diplomats of ABQAURP who, for 40 years, have shown their commitment to, and specialized focus on, quality care and patient safety; distinguishing them from their colleagues by becoming HCQM Certified.
Established in 1977, ABQAURP is the nation’s largest organization of interdisciplinary health care professionals. ABQAURP is committed to maximizing patient safety and the quality of health care provided to the public by maintaining a culture of educational and certification excellence and making it available to all health care professionals.
About Juan Arenas, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Hospitalist Medical Director, Dr. Arenas, is board certified in internal medicine and Health Care Quality and Management. He completed medical school and a residency as a general surgeon in Venezuela. After moving to the United States, Dr. Arenas spent two years as a research fellow at Wake Forest in North Carolina, followed by a second residency in Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University.