DANVILLE, PA -- David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review list of "130 Nonprofit Hospital & Health System CEOs to Know 2015."
The list highlights men and women who lead some of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit health care organizations in the country. Becker's describes those on the list as leaders "of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment to their community through memberships and governance involvement with various organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts."
Dr. Feinberg recently unveiled ProvenExperience a program that offers refunds to Geisinger patients whose expectations were not met based on kindness and compassion.
"By focusing our attention on patient experience and compassion, we're transforming the entire health care industry," Dr. Feinberg said. "We've got to provide high-quality care to every patient, every time, and I encourage other health care leaders to do the same. It's not just our job, it's our privilege."
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.
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.