"Make it Monday" forum - Addressing Alaska's Health Care Challenges
SPEAKER: Preston M. Simmons, DSC., FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Providence Health & Services Alaska
Providence Health & Services Alaska is the state's largest private employer and one of the most trusted health care providers in Alaska.Hear from PHSA Chief Executive Preston Simmons about how Providence is working with national and community partners to address Alaska health care challenges, including improving the cost of care and patient experience.
PLUS, a member presentation by Mike Lightner, Dare2Dream Leadership Development.
Preston M. Simmons, DSC., FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Providence Health & Services Alaska
Preston Simmons serves as chief executive officer for Providence Health & Services Alaska with responsibility for region-wide operations activities. Preston has served as a leader within Providence since 2007 in a variety of roles, including chief executive officer of Providence’s Northwest Washington Region and chief operating and administrative officer of the Western Washington Region.
Before joining Providence, he served as a senior associate administrator for the University of Washington Medical Center. Prior to that, he was chief executive officer of a rural hospital in the Samaritan Health System in Page, Arizona. He also served in senior leadership roles at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds and Ballard Community Hospital in Seattle.
Simmons holds a doctor of science in health services from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and a master’s in health administration from the University of Washington. He is a clinical professor for the university’s Department of Health Services and is board certified as an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow.
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