Cleveland Clinic Appoints Assistant to the President of the Community Hospitals and Chief of Community Hospitals Medical Affairs
Cleveland Clinic today named its community hospitals’ leadership team, a group of executives who will further drive efficiency and ensure high quality and safety for patients throughout the health system.
Robert P. Stall will serve as Assistant to the President of the Community Hospitals, while maintaining his duties as President of Medina Hospital. Stall will assist David Bronson, MD, President of Cleveland Clinic Community Hospitals, in the planning and implementation of business activities in Cleveland Clinic’s nine community hospitals in northeast Ohio.
Cleveland Clinic also announced the following appointments to the Community Hospitals Executive Leadership Team:
- Catherine Keating, MD, Chief of Community Hospitals Medical Affairs and Quality
- Andrea Kanter Jacobs, JD, Executive Director, Community Hospitals Administration
- Mark Nussbaum, Senior Director, Community Hospitals Operations
- Paul Monahan, JD, Senior Director, Community Hospitals Human Resources
- Jeffrey Jones, Senior Vice President, Community Hospitals Finance
- Michael Meehan, Esq., Senior Counsel, Law Department
“These distinguished individuals will help lead the continued integration of our health system in a way that will continue to position us to provide the highest quality care for patients,” said Delos M. “Toby” Cosgrove, MD, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. “This leadership team will continue to determine ways to improve efficiency and best position us for the future.”
For the past year, Stall has helped lead Medina Hospital’s integration into the Cleveland Clinic health system. He previously served as president at Cleveland Clinic’s Euclid Hospital, which under his leadership experienced inpatient and outpatient volume increases, improved patient experience scores and an increase in physician satisfaction. Stall and Dr. Bronson worked together for 15 years in leading the development of Cleveland Clinic’s Family Health Centers.
“Rob is an outstanding executive who will work with the community hospital presidents to further drive the integration of our hospitals. He also will maintain his commitment to success at Medina Hospital,” Dr. Bronson said. “This entire leadership team is integral to our mission to further standardize quality and safety throughout our health system.”
Dr. Keating joins Cleveland Clinic from University Hospitals Medical Group where she was President and led the transition of 21 independent faculty practice plans and more than 900 physicians into one unified faculty practice group. She was the associate program director for Cleveland Clinic’s Internal Medicine Residency Program from 1988-1998.
As a member of the Community Hospitals Executive Leadership Team, she will help Cleveland Clinic implement quality integration across the health system through quality standardization efforts.
Jacobs has been with Cleveland Clinic for 10 years, most recently as Administrator for Cleveland Clinic’s Medicine Institute where she led operations, budgets and implementation strategies.
Nussbaum previously was Senior Operations Analyst for the community hospitals and has spent six years at Cleveland Clinic in various areas, including Materials Management and Supply Chain.
Monahan leads human resources initiatives for the Community Hospitals and has more than 20 years of experience in employee relations.
Jones leads the regional finance team supporting hospital leadership with integration activities, revenue cycle, budgeting and strategic projects for the Community Hospitals, and has two decades of experience in a variety of hospital environments.
Meehan has served for more than 25 years as a lawyer for Cleveland Clinic and will provide legal services for the community hospitals as part of the Clinic’s Law Department.
Brad Rauh, who previously served as the community hospitals’ chief operating officer, will become Executive Director of Affiliate Services for the Community Physician Partnership, its Quality Alliance and the Cleveland Heath Network. Rauh will support affiliation development and implementation.
Cleveland Clinic’s community hospitals include Euclid, Fairview, Hillcrest, Huron, Lakewood, Lutheran, Marymount, Medina and South Pointe hospitals, and affiliate Ashtabula County Medical Center.
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. It was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. About 2,100 full-time salaried physicians and researchers and 11,000 nurses represent 120 medical specialties and subspecialties. In addition to its main campus, Cleveland Clinic operates nine community hospitals and 15 Family Health Centers in Northeast Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Florida, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and opening in 2012, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. In 2009, there were more than 4.6 million visits throughout the Cleveland Clinic health system and 170,000 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 100 countries.
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