GBMC’s Chessare named a “Leader to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review|
Jan 01, 2014
John B. Chessare, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.H.E., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) HealthCare system, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2013 national list of the “300 Hospital and Health System Leaders To Know.”
According to the publication, “The men and women (on the list) have shown admirable dedication to healthcare delivery at local, regional and national levels. Some leaders have held their positions for a few months, while others have been at the helm for more than 20 years. Each has demonstrated great promise and commitment to improving healthcare in America through work done with their respective organizations or broader public health initiatives.
Chessare joined GBMC in 2010 after working as a consultant with regional and national healthcare organizations focusing on operational changes to improve patient flow and patient satisfaction while reducing costs. Additionally, he served as faculty for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Institute for Healthcare Optimization in seminars on improving hospital operations.
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GBMC HealthCare includes Greater Baltimore Medical Center, a 255-inpatient bed acute care not-for-profit hospital which opened in 1965; Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, a group of more than 40 multi-specialty physician practices on the hospital’s Towson campus and in off-campus locations across the region; Greater Baltimore Health Alliance, a network of employed and community-based clinician partners working collaboratively to provide better health and better care at a lower cost, Gilchrist Hospice Care, Maryland’s largest hospice organization offering in-home care, a 34-bed inpatient center on the GBMC Towson campus and a 10-bed inpatient center in Howard County; and the GBMC Foundation, which raises funds to support the organization’s mission. For more information, visit www.gbmc.org