SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is pleased to announce that the national industry magazine, Becker’s Hospital Review, has included its president and CEO, Dr. Michael Born, in its “Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems to Know” list, which features presidents and CEOs of hospitals and health systems who also hold medical degrees. Dr. Born is the only hospital CEO in Rockford to be included on the list.
Dr. Born became SwedishAmerican’s president and CEO on July 1 of this year. Prior to becoming president and CEO, Dr. Born practiced Emergency Medicine for 25 years and served as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer at SwedishAmerican.
Since becoming SwedishAmerican’s president and CEO, Dr. Born is guiding the organization into a new era with the announcement of investing nearly $36M into two new state-of-the-art clinics in Rockford and officially breaking ground on SwedishAmerican’s new $4.1M clinic on Rockford’s southwest side. Additionally, he will oversee SwedishAmerican’s proposed $130M project to construct a new state-of-the-art women’s and children’s tower while also making significant renovations on its main hospital campus.
All members featured on the list have demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers. Many individuals have served in the top spots of multiple hospitals throughout their careers in addition to community boards and national organizations. Dr. Born is included on this prestigious list as he has demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout his career and has lead initiatives to improve SwedishAmerican and the healthcare communities it serves.
To view the full list, please visit http://bit.ly/2wxCFhf.
A division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican is dedicated to providing excellence in healthcare and compassionate care to the community. The organization serves residents of 12 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin through a dedicated and caring staff, a major acute care hospital and a free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics and the region’s largest home healthcare agency. Additionally, SwedishAmerican has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.