About the Leadership Series
GAHE is excited to announce a new monthly virtual Leadership Series featuring the country’s leading healthcare CEOs and C-level executives who share their insights into the latest hospital and healthcare management topics, organizational strategy, best practices, leadership experiences in the C-suite, career growth advice, and more.
You’ll learn straight from the source how these top executives run their organizations and manage their success.
Join us on October 8 as GAHE kicks off its Leadership Series with Valley Wise Health Systems’ Steve Purves, FACHE. And earn 1 hour of ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
About the Program
Join us as Steve Purves, FACHE, President & Chief Executive Officer of Valleywise Health, discusses the leadership issues related to the financial and operational turnaround and rebuilding of a public safety net system of care and teaching hospital.
Purves will discuss:
Steve Purves, FACHE
Steve Purves, FACHE, is President & Chief Executive Officer of Valleywise Health (formerly named Maricopa Integrated Health System) in Phoenix, Arizona. Valleywise Health is Arizona’s largest and longest-serving public teaching hospital and healthcare system and includes the Valleywise Health Medical Center, the Arizona Burn Center, the Arizona Children’s Center, a Level I Trauma Center, three inpatient behavioral health centers and a network of 13 Federally Qualified Health Centers that serve Phoenix and Maricopa County.
Since 2013, Mr. Purves has led a $170 million financial turnaround and helped secure $935 million in general obligation bonds passed by voter referendum in 2014. These funds allow Valleywise Health to replace aging facilities, including its teaching hospital, and to reinvent its’ care model to better serve the public in the years to come.
Valleywise Health Medical Center was recently recognized as one of Fortune/IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals.