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Saint Alphonsus Health System

Brian Lannie Checketts was placed as the chief financial officer of Saint Alphonsus Health System in Boise, Idaho. Saint Alphonsus is a four-hospital, 610-bed, regional Catholic ministry of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health systems in the United States. Saint Alphonsus serves over 700,000 people in Idaho and Oregon through over 4,300 associates and more than 950 medical staff, and its physician-led network of over 1,400 employed and independent providers includes a clinically-integrated network that is ranked in the top three within the entire Trinity Health system. In his role, Lannie provides financial stewardship and direction to Saint Alphonsus Health System through effective business leadership, strategy development, internal controls, and operating and capital budget development, monitoring, and management. He is responsible for the integrity of all financial information and reporting, participating with other senior management to address, interpret, resolve, and monitor a broad and diverse range of financial, operational, and strategic issues for the $800 million organization.

Before joining Saint Alphonsus, Lannie served as a senior vice president and the chief financial officer for the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) region of UnityPoint Health. In this role, he provided financial management and oversight for a 540-bed tertiary hospital, a 20-bed critical access hospital, a 150-bed SNF/ICF, and a 16-bed LTACH. Lannie successfully implemented a standardized financial operating review structure, established the plan for a financial turnaround and improvement, and implemented retail 340B, provider-based billing initiatives. He was the regional delegate for UnityPoint's ACO, and acted as the region's chief compliance officer.

Previously, Lannie served as the vice president of finance for two community hospitals within Saint Alphonsus Health System; as a vice president and the chief financial officer for Mercy Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho; as a vice president and the chief financial officer for Pocatello Regional Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho; and as a financial analyst with Intermountain Health Care.

Lannie earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Brigham Young University, and his MBA from the University of Utah. Outside of work, Lannie enjoys hiking, skiing, fishing, and hot-rodding his 1965 Mustang. He and his wife are the parents of three children.

QLK's Scott Sammon led the search to recruit Lannie to Saint Alphonsus Health System, where he has been in place since October 31, 2016.


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