Marty Bonick, President & Chief Executive Officer of Ardent Health Services

This episode features Marty Bonick, President & Chief Executive Officer of Ardent Health Services. Here, he discusses his career, the importance of being willing to try new things, his focus on embracing technology in healthcare, and more.


Ardent Health Services CEO Marty Bonick Embraces Technology in Healthcare

Marty Bonick, the CEO and President of Ardent Health Services, recently discussed his career and the importance of being open to trying new things. With most of his career spent in hospital services management, Bonick advises emerging leaders to embrace change, listen more than they speak, and understand why things are the way they are. Ardent Health Services currently operates 30 hospitals and 200 outpatient sites of care across 8 markets in 6 states.

Transforming Healthcare With Technology

Bonick considers technology as a critical factor in the healthcare industry's transformation. He emphasizes that it is vital to connect with patients digitally and focus on leveraging technology to meet all their needs. He believes that healthcare systems must embrace technology to remain competitive and offers opportunities to transform care inside and outside the hospital.

Connecting Patients With the Right Level of Care

Bonick suggests that healthcare providers must work to become trusted health advisors, offering patients guidance on the appropriate level of care - whether that is in-person or through virtual care. He explains that systems must adapt to new trends and watch disruptors as they attempt to reinvent how healthcare works from the inside out.

Ardent Health Services and Marty Bonick's Mission

Marty Bonick's mission at Ardent Health Services, in collaboration with his team, is to provide high-quality care to all patients, with a focus on technology-enabled services. By offering patients tremendous opportunities to connect digitally and in-person, with the right level of care made available to them, improving patient outcomes naturally and effectively is entirely possible.


Marty Bonick is a visionary leader, pushing the healthcare industry to adapt to a technological future. He is bringing together the best of both worlds in the healthcare industry, collaborating with trusted organizations and technologically-advanced disruptors to create a healthcare system that is client-focussed and efficient.


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This episode aired on 09/13/2022 and can be listened here.


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