Worcester, Mass. – UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMass Memorial), one of America’s top 100 hundred hospitals, has established a new senior leadership role to support the growth of inpatient and outpatient clinical services and programs. Jack Bailey, MS, FACHE, was recently named to this senior vice president (SVP) for clinical services position at the Medical Center. Bailey comes to UMass Memorial with tremendous experience having held leadership roles at Atrius Health, Baystate Health, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is known for his ability to build and grow clinical programs, and to foster positive physician working relationships.
Bailey was most recently the executive director of internal medicine for Atrius Health where he provided overall strategy and operations management for the organization’s largest line of business. Prior to that he oversaw the Department of Medicine at Baystate Health. He spent nine years with BWH, where he held various leadership roles in the Department of Surgery, the physician’s organization and the hospital senior team – facilitating strategic growth, clinical program planning, network development, and ambulatory operations improvement.
“Throughout his career Jack has demonstrated the leadership expertise that is critical in a mission-driven organization,” said Michael Gustafson, MD, MBA, president of UMass Memorial Medical Center. “In this role, he’ll support the departments of medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, and radiation oncology across the Medical Center to ensure our care teams have the support and resources needed to deliver optimum care to our patients. He will also play a critical role in spearheading our UMMMC Cancer Center and Children’s Medical Center strategies,” said Dr. Gustafson.
Bailey is an active volunteer with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) having served an elected term as regent for Massachusetts (2012-2015) and on local committees such as membership, advancement and programming. He is board certified in health care management from ACHE. He will begin his official duties at the Medical Center on May 13.
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