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Dr. Pate’s Prescription for Change

St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care

Dr. Jim Souza and Change in Health Care

By Jim Souza, MD, News and Community
January 5, 2016

Editor’s note: Watch this short video as Dr. Jim Souza, vice president of medical affairs for St. Luke’s, describes changes physicians are facing as St. Luke’s and other systems shift the care model. 

- Roya Camp


About The Author

Dr. Jim Souza is chief physician executive for St. Luke’s Health System, based in Boise, Idaho. He earned his undergraduate degree in cell biology from the University of Montana and medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He served his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington and the Boise VA Medical Center and did a pulmonary and critical care fellowship through the University of Washington and the Boise VA Medical Center. He is board-certified in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. In addition to his administrative duties, he continues to practice pulmonary and critical care medicine.