Becker's Healthcare CEO + CFO Virtual Event: Jeanette Wojtalewicz, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CHI Health

Jeanette Wojtalewicz, MHA, serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CHI Health.

Jeanette will speak at Becker's Healthcare CEO + CFO Virtual Event. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the virtual event, which will take place on November 9-12, 2020.

To learn more about the conference and Jeanette's session, click here.

Question: What are the three top concerns for hospitals and health systems this year?

Jeanette Wojtalewicz:

a. Cash/capital availability amidst COVID-19 volume fluctuations

b. Nurse staffing – shortages impacting contract labor costs

c. The need to reduce fixed costs and overhead to better adapt to volume fluctuations

Q: What's one lesson you learned early in your career that has helped you lead in healthcare?

JW: The best decisions are made with the patient in mind.

Q: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your organization's value-based initiatives or highlighted their importance?

JW: COVID-19 has helped us focus more on our value-based initiatives including the use of virtual care, preventative services, and technology for 24/7 care options.

Q: If you could pass along one piece of advice to another hospital leader, what would it be?

JW: Listen more and talk less.

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