The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Position: Chief Executive Officer, Accountable Care Organization/Chief Population Health Officer

Location: Columbus, Ohio


Part of OSU, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center consists of The Ohio State University Health System, the College of Medicine, a health sciences library, and a faculty group practice. It is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio, with seven hospitals totaling 1,506 beds. In FY18, the system logged 64,529 patient admissions; 1.81 million outpatient visits; 5,264 births; 130,916 Emergency Department visits; 44,888 surgeries; and over 2,000 active research studies and clinical trials. It was served by 29,123 employees; 1,753 physicians; 879 residents and fellows; 4,949 nursing staff; and 1,703 volunteers. The system recorded revenue of $3.7 billion and provided $206.3 million in community benefit. OSU Wexner is home to more than 20 research centers and institutes and 25 core research laboratories that promote collaboration among experts from virtually all departments, divisions, and branch campuses of The Ohio State University. More than 100 buildings house the most technologically advanced research, teaching, and patient care programs in the region.

Job Description:

The Ohio State University Health System is seeking an innovative and progressive leader to serve as a key member of the senior leadership team and an integral component of its ongoing efforts to develop a more robust population health strategy. Reporting to the chief executive officer of the health system and to the board of the OSU Accountable Care Organization, the chief executive officer of the ACO/chief population health officer (CEO/CPHO) will be accountable for leading the overall vision, development, and implementation of progressive population health initiatives throughout the system.

The CEO/CPHO will be a key system representative and spokesperson to external stakeholders (e.g. payers, governmental advocacy, and public health policy), and will work in a collegial/collaborative manner with senior leaders, service line leaders, and the leadership of employed and independent physician entities within OSU to develop strategies and relationships imperative to the successful achievement of the organization's vision for impacting the health of the populations served.

The CEO/CPHO will develop both the strategic vision and the internal capabilities (accountable care competencies, measurement standards and systems, and operational structures) vital to the operationalization of population health at OSU. This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the network, including the development and support of quality, care processes, and compliance initiatives. This position represents an outstanding opportunity to join a highly regarded organization and to be a part of the development of a network that is highly supported locally and backed by the resources of a large corporate parent.

Search Team:

Gwen MacKenzie

Roger A. Quick

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