The Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS) Board of Directors has named Jon Pryor, MD, MBA, as the new chief executive officer. HHS is the public subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County that operates Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), a Minneapolis trauma center and public hospital and clinic system. Pryor replaces David BM Jones, who stepped in as interim CEO in August when Arthur Gonzalez left to become CEO of Denver Health.
“Dr. Pryor will be a transformational leader because of his passion for the mission of HCMC, his experience as an outstanding clinician, and his high level of business acumen from his time with a national business consulting firm and service as CEO of a large medical practice,” said Sharon Sayles Belton, chair of the HHS board. “He is bringing that experience and passion home to where he started as a medical resident in the HCMC Surgery Residency program. He knows first-hand the essential role that HCMC plays in our community.” Continue reading “New Chief Executive Officer named at HCMC”