CEO Amir Dan Rubin: Process Improvement at Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Since his appointment, Mr. Rubin has maintained Stanford's reputation as a leading healthcare provider with advanced treatment of complex disorders in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery and organ transplants. In order to continue a high level of performance, Mr. Rubin has helped Stanford adopt a process improvement approach derived from the Toyota Production System. The process allows the hospital to systematically improve its performance and add value to its services. In addition, Mr. Rubin is currently leading Stanford through a $2 billion construction process.
Before joining Stanford, Mr. Rubin served as COO of the UCLA Health System in Los Angeles. He was responsible for the operations of all UCLA's Los Angeles-based hospitals, including the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the Mattel Children's Hospital at ULCA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Mr. Rubin also oversaw the system's $1.6 billion budget and more than 8,000 employees. Prior to that, he served as COO of Stony Brook University Hospital. Mr. Rubin began his career in healthcare consulting.
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