As executive vice president and chief operating officer, John Matsinger, DO, MBA, oversees Virtua’s hospitals, satellite emergency rooms, home care agency, rehabilitation centers, Virtua Medical Group, and community health engagement services.
Dr. Matsinger previously served as executive vice president and system chief clinical officer. His responsibilities included providing strategic direction, leadership and accountability for all physician services as well as for setting the standards for the highest level of quality and safety throughout Virtua — consistent with its mission and vision. He also served as a liaison between the medical staff, administration and Board of Trustees.
Dr. Matsinger joined Virtua in 2008 as Medical Director of Medical Affairs. In this position he was responsible for ensuring medical staff compliance with regulatory agencies, the Virtua Bylaws, and policies and procedures. In addition, he oversaw Virtua’s Continuing and Graduate Medical Education programs and ensured their compliance with accrediting standards.
In 2011, Dr. Matsinger became Medical Director of Operation at Virtua Voorhees and directly interacted with the physicians in regards to quality initiatives and patient satisfaction. During his time at Voorhees he was involved in a successful implementation of an electronic medical record and the opening of a new world-class hospital campus that enhanced the medical services offered to the residents of Southern New Jersey.
In 2012, Dr. Matsinger’s role expanded within Virtua to include Medical Director oversight for the Virtua Medical Group. As Vice President of Medical Service, Dr. Matsinger was responsible for coordinating the care of over 250 providers in the medical group and oversaw the implementation of policies and procedures for the group. His role focused on creating synergy in this large multidisciplinary group and he was involved in the group’s care redesign.
In 2000, Dr. Matsinger graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. In 2007, Dr. Matsinger received an executive master of business administration from the LeBow School of Business at Drexel's University in Philadelphia. He is also a member of Beta Sigma Gamma, the international business honors society and is a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Matsinger also successfully completed The Academy GE Fellows Program for Physician Executives which develops future physician leaders across the healthcare industry.