Interview with Sandra Bruce, FACHE, President and CEO, Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health : Journal of Healthcare Management

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Interview with Sandra Bruce, FACHE, President and CEO, Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health

Journal of Healthcare Management 56(6):p 357, November 2011.

Abstract

 

Sandra Bruce, FACHE, is president and chief executive officer of the newly combined ministries of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. Previously, Ms. Bruce was president and CEO of Saint Alphonsus Health System in Boise, Idaho, and prior to that served as president and CEO of Mercy General Health Partners in Muskegon, Michigan. Her career began at Berrien General Hospital, where she eventually assumed the role of CEO.

Ms. Bruce is a past chair of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association, and the Idaho Hospital Association. Ms. Bruce served on the Health Quality Planning Commission in Idaho and is a past member of the American Hospital Association's Commission on Workforce. She also chaired the AHA Section for Aging and Long Term Care Services.

Ms. Bruce is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators and the American Society on Aging. She serves on the AHA's Health Care Systems Governing Council and the Illinois Hospital Association Task Force on Health Care Reform. In 2009, she was appointed to the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System.

In 2011, Ms. Bruce was named one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. She was also recognized with an award from the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers. She holds a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University and a master's degree from the University of Notre Dame.

© 2011 Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives

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