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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

DANVILLE, PA -- David Tilton, MBA, FACHE, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Integration Officer at Geisinger. In this role, he will lead performance excellence efforts as well as develop and assist with key external relationships as Geisinger continues to build its reputation as a national leader in healthcare innovation.

“David is a highly accomplished leader with a career history of success and innovation,” said Geisinger President and Chief Executive Officer David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA. “It is my pleasure to welcome him to his new system role at Geisinger.”

Tilton, who previously announced his retirement as President and CEO of AtlantiCare – A Member of Geisinger, effective on June 30, 2016, will begin his new role in July. He joined AtlantiCare in 1987 as administrator of the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Mainland Campus and was named president of both ARMC campuses in 1993. Instrumental in the development of AtlantiCare, a regional health system, he was named AtlantiCare’s executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2005 and president and CEO in 2007. During his leadership tenure, AtlantiCare has been reorganizing its structure, governance and organizational mindset around population health management. A highlight of his career is the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award AtlantiCare earned in 2009.

Tilton currently serves on the Board of the Health Research & Educational Trust, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA). He is included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2013, 2014 and 2015 lists of Hospital & Health System CEOs to Know and NJ Biz named Tilton one of the 50 Most Powerful People in Health Care in New Jersey in 2010 and again in 2015 “who will shape health care as federal legislation continues to reshape the industry.” Under Tilton’s leadership AtlantiCare was included in Modern Healthcare’s 2010 “Best Places to Work in Healthcare,” received nursing Magnet designation (and two subsequent re-designations) and earned the Premier Cares Award. The Greater Atlantic City Chamber honored Tilton as its 2014 Business Leader of the Year.

A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Tilton earned his undergraduate degree at Rider University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University.

 

About Geisinger
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.