Vice President, Clinical Operations, Mercy Virtual, USA
Presentation Topic: Implementation of System-Wide Virtual Care Center
As part of the Mercy Virtual team, Mark Saxon is responsible for all Mercy Virtual services, overseeing operational leaders and working in tandem with clinical counterparts in support of one team as Mercy Virtual continues to grow.
Before joining this team in 2014, Mark served as both an administrator and physician assistant for a number of heart, vascular and cardiothoracic surgery practices.
Mark also has been an adjunct instructor for the Saint Louis University physician assistant program, an advanced cardiovascular life support trainer, and a paramedic crew chief.
As a member of the Army National Guard, Mark saw active duty as a nuclear biological chemical specialist in the Persian Gulf War and also provided relief for Mississippi River flood victims.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Truman University – Missouri, a bachelor’s degree in physician assistant from the Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston, and his master’s degree in business administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.