Ochsner well being CEO Warner Thomas to steer Sutter well being

Ochsner well being CEO Warner Thomas will go away the well being system to steer Sutter well being, the firms introduced Tuesday. 

Thomas, who has been Ochsner well being’s chief govt since 2012, will succeed Sutter well being interim CEO James Conforti on Dec. 1. Former Sutter well being CEO Sarah Krevans retired in January.

The Ochsner well being board appointed Chief monetary Officer Pete November as Thomas’ successor, efficient Nov. 1.

“as a consequence of the most important exterior CEO of this group in further than forty years, Warner brings a up thus far perspective, strategic imaginative and prescient and an distinctive potential to navigate the dynamic healthcare panorama,” Sutter well being board chair Gubby Barlow acknowledged in a information launch. 

all by way of Thomas’ tenure, Ochsner well being tripled its workforce to roughly 36,000 and better than doubled its physicians on workers to better than 2,300, expanded its worth-based mostly contracts, and boosted its digital well being capabilities. The well being system closed an acquisition of seven-hospital Rush well being methods of Meridian, Mississippi, final month.

New Orleans-based mostly Ochsner well being, a forty-hospital not-for-revenue system, reported $138.7 million in working earnings on $5.ninety one billion in income final 12 months, will enhance of two.eight% and 19.4%, respectively, from 2020.

Sutter well being, a 22-hospital not-for-revenue system based mostly in Sacramento, California, reported $199 million in working earnings on $14.23 billion in working income in 2021. Revenues had been 7.6% greater than in 2020, when the agency recorded a $321 million working loss.

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