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Ketul J. Patel
Chief Executive Officer
CHI Franciscan Health
Senior Vice President, Divisional Operations
Catholic Health Initiatives
Ketul J. Patel was named Chief Executive Officer of CHI Franciscan Health and Senior Vice President of Divisional Operations for the Pacific Northwest Region of Catholic Health Initiative in December 2014. Prior to joining CHI Franciscan Health, Patel served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Chief Operations Officer at Hackensack University Health Network and Hackensack University Medical Center located in northern New Jersey.
Patel’s more than two decades of leadership experience involves several large health systems around the country. He served as vice president of operations for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Magee-Women’s Hospital; senior vice president at Franciscan Health Alliance St. James Health in Chicago; and vice president for strategic planning and business development at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego.
Ketul J. Patel holds master’s degrees in health administration and business administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He has a bachelor’s degree from The John Hopkins University.
He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Members of the news media who want to interview Chief Executive Officer Ketul J. Patel should contact the CHI Franciscan Health media hotline at 253-382-3889.
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