CEO Dan Wolterman: Leading Memorial Hermann Healthcare System to Accountable Care

Dan Wolterman, MBA, MHA, FACHE, has served as president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston since November 2002.

Mr. Wolterman has been with Memorial Hermann since 1999 and has more than 30 years of experience.

Under Mr. Wolterman's leadership, Memorial Hermann was named as one of the top 15 health systems in the nation by Thomson Reuters in 2012. Also, the health system was selected to participate as an accountable care organization in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. "Memorial Hermann has been on the forefront of advancing the health of southeast Texans by delivering care that is coordinated, patient-centered, high-quality and safe," Mr. Wolterman has said. "The selection of [Memorial Hermann] as an ACO will give us an opportunity to be accountable fore the stewardship of a large population of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries."

In addition to leading the 11-hospital system, Mr. Wolterman is involved in the community. He is on the board of directors of the Greater Houston Partnership and has served on the Joint Commission's Center for Transforming Healthcare Leadership Advisory Council, among other leadership positions.

Mr. Wolterman has earned recognition for his strong leadership skills. He was named on Becker's Hospital Review's 2012 list of 300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know and also the magazine's 2012 list of 100 Non-Profit Hospital, Health System CEOs to Know.

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