Margaret (Peg) McKeon
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has named Margaret (Peg) McKeon, BSN, Esquire, CHC, as its new chief compliance officer, effective June 26. In this role, McKeon will provide oversight of the College’s compliance program as well as maintain and provide guidance on ethical standards across departments, offices and programs.
Most recently, McKeon served as vice president and chief compliance officer at Crozer Keystone Health System (CKHS), where she oversaw the management and implementation of that organization’s corporate compliance and regulatory program for both the hospitals and physician network. Those programs promoted and addressed regulatory, billing, privacy and internal compliance activities for the health system. She also served as privacy officer for CKHS, a role which oversaw HIPAA compliance.
McKeon is a nurse, attorney and certified in healthcare compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association. McKeon’s professional background includes medical malpractice defense litigation, insurance, risk management and intensive care nursing experience. McKeon has authored publications on ethics and informed consent.
“Peg’s unique blend of legal and medical expertise makes her a welcome addition to our administration,” said Jay S. Feldstein, DO ’81, president and CEO. “I am confident that she will ensure the College continues to operate within all regulatory requirements and within our own internal policies and procedures.”
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has trained more than 15,000 highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach, treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine, doctor of pharmacy and doctor of psychology degrees and graduate programs in mental health counseling, school psychology, physician assistant studies, forensic medicine, organizational development and leadership, and biomedical sciences. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, education and service to the community and, through PCOM’s Healthcare Centers, provide care to the medically underserved populations in inner city and rural locations.
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