CEO Ronald Johnson: Longtime Executive at Shore Medical Center

Ronald W. Johnson, MBA, FACHE, has served as president and CEO of Somers Point, N.J.-based Shore Medical Center, formerly Shore Memorial Hospital, since October 2010.

Mr. Johnson started his career at Shore Medical Center in 1996 as vice present and chief information officer. He has also served as COO and executive vice president of the hospital.

During his time at the helm, Mr. Johnson has overseen many advancements at Shore Medical Center. For instance, Shore Medical Center and Shore Physicians Group opened Shore Urgent Care in January 2013. The new facility covers 3,500 square feet and has four emergency treatment rooms. Also, Mr. Johnson oversaw the implementation of an intensive care unit telemedicine program through a partnership with Advance ICU Care, the nation's largest provider of tele-ICU services, in January 2013.

Mr. Johnson also supports the community outside of leading Shore Medical Center. For instance, he is one of 10 area business leaders who took part in a corporate campaign for Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA. "We are proud to support and partner with CASA and the work that they do advocating for abused and neglected children in the Atlantic and Cape May counties' foster care systems," Mr. Johnson said in a hospital news release. He was honored at a CASA "I Am for the Child" Community Awareness Breakfast in May 2012.

Mr. Johnson earned his MBA from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia in 1996.

If you have additional information or updates for this profile, or would like to recommend a leader to be profiled in the future, please contact Lindsey Dunn, editor in chief, Becker's Hospital Review at ldunn@beckershealthcare.com.

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