Temple University Health loses top execs amid restructuring

Philadelphia-based Temple University Health System President and CEO Larry Kaiser, MD, confirmed in a letter to colleagues that two top executives plan to depart and their roles will be eliminated, The Inquirer reports.

The Jan. 23 letter, obtained by The Inquirer, states that the health system's CMO Susan Freeman, MD, and Chief Administrative Officer Alan Rosenberg, are departing and their roles will be eliminated.

Dr. Kaiser, who also serves as dean of the affiliated Lewis Katz School of Medicine, wrote in the letter that Philadelphia-based Temple University Hospital CEO Verdi DiSesa, MD, and its CMO will also step down from their positions. He did not specify what the individuals' new roles would be.

"I ask that all of you work with me and the leadership team as we move forward with our ongoing restructuring that will allow us to continue to provide superb clinical care for the population we serve and an outstanding education for our students," Dr. Kaiser wrote in the letter.

Temple University Health System is working with a chief restructuring officer to become more financially sustainable. For the three months ended Sept. 30, 2018, the system reported a net loss of $11.63 million.

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