CEO Thomas Priselac: Healthcare Thought Leader Driving Success at Cedars-Sinai Health System

Thomas Priselac has served as president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles since January 1994.

As president and CEO, Mr. Priselac leads one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, medical education and research. Cedars-Sinai has revenues of over $1.7 billion and a full range of acute inpatient care services, rehabilitation medicine and extensive outpatient diagnostic and treatment services.

Mr. Priselac has been associated with Cedars-Sinai since 1979. Prior to being named president and CEO, he served as executive vice president from 1988 to 1993.

In addition to serving Cedars-Sinai, Mr. Priselac has contributed to the healthcare industry in many ways. He has served as chairman of the American Hospital Association board of trustees. He is also past chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Hospital Association of Southern California, the California Healthcare Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges Council of Teaching Hospitals.

Mr. Priselac is also an author and invited speaker on a variety of contemporary issues facing the healthcare industry today, including policy issues related to the delivery and financing of healthcare, healthcare quality and safety and the adoption and implementation of information technology.

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