CEO Jim Skogsbergh: Proud to Lead Advocate Health Care

James (Jim) Skogsbergh serves as the president and CEO of Chicago-based Advocate Health Care. As president and CEO he oversees the following Illinois hospitals: BroMenn Medical Center in Normal; Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn; Condell Medical Center in Libertyville; Eureka Hospital in Eureka; Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove; Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington; Hope Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn; Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago; Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge; Lutheran General Children's Hospital in Park Ridge; South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest; and Trinity Hospital in Chicago.

"It is my privilege to work every day with the great people of Advocate Health Care. I share their passion for the work they do, the way they do it and why they do it. I am proud of how we conduct ourselves as trusted, compassionate healers and as a wonderful corporate citizen. I also am proud to be part of an organization that meets challenges head-on and isn't afraid to examine itself to become better," said Mr. Skogsbergh.

Mr. Skogsbergh joined Advocate in 2011 as executive vice president and COO until his election as president and CEO. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Iowa Health system in Des Moines and the president and CEO of the following Des Moines hospitals: Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Blank Children's Hospital.

Mr. Skogsbergh will be a featured panelist at the Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable, taking place Nov. 1, 2012, at the Ritz Carlton Chicago. Please join us for the Roundtable from 4 - 6 p.m. Dinner and a reception to follow. Registration limited to 100 attendees. To register or learn more about the event, click here.

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