Executive vice president and chief operating officer joined Geisinger in 1976
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DANVILLE, PA -- Geisinger Health System Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Frank J. Trembulak announced today his intention to retire in August.
“Frank is a well-respected and accomplished leader who has played a major role in Geisinger’s growth and accomplishments over the past 40 years and serves as a trusted advisor and colleague,” said Geisinger President and Chief Executive Officer David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA. “We owe him a huge debt of gratitude for all that he does for Geisinger, healthcare and the community.”
Trembulak serves as executive vice president of the Geisinger Foundation, senior vice president and treasurer of the various Geisinger entities, and has served as a member of the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Indemnity Insurance Company and Geisinger Quality Options Boards of Directors since 1985. He came to Geisinger in 1976 as manager of internal audit, and progressed through various leadership positions, including direct administrative responsibility for many of Geisinger’s affiliates.
“Geisinger has grown considerably over the past 40 years and has developed innovative approaches to many of the challenges facing healthcare,” said Trembulak. “I am thankful to have been associated with Geisinger for a substantial portion of its history of enhancing healthcare for the people and communities we serve.”
His professional memberships have included the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), the Pennsylvania Healthcare Quality Alliance (PHCQA), Susquehanna University Partners (Sigmund Weis School of Business), the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry (PCB&I), and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is the past chairman of the PCB&I and a member of various board committees; a prior member and chairman of PHCQA; a board vice chairman and chairman of the Property and Finance Committee of Susquehanna University; past chairman of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology board of trustees; past chairman of the HAP board of directors; and past director of the National Alliance for Health Information Technology. Active in a number of community and civic organizations, he was also a director of the Maria Joseph Manor CCRC in Danville for many years.
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.