Anthony Tersigni

Anthony R. Tersigni

President and Chief Executive Officer at Ascension Health

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Location:
101 South Hanley Road Suite 200, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
HQ Phone:
(314) 733-8000

General Information

Experience

President and Chief Executive Officer  - St. John Health

Clinical Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences  - Oakland University

President and Chief Executive Officer  - St. John Medical Center

President  - International Confederation of Catholic Health Care Institutions

Interim Chief Executive Officer  - System

Education

Doctor of Education  - WMU Foundation

doctorate  - field of leadership/organizational development , Western Michigan University

doctorate  - organizational development , University of Michigan

honorary Doctorate degree  - Aquinas Institute of Theology at St. Louis University

honorary doctorate degrees  - Saint Louis University , St. Louis

Affiliations

Board Member  - Detroit Economic Club

Board Member  - St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association

Board Member  - National Catholic Bioethics Center

Board Member  - PIC Wisconsin

Board Member  - United Way

Board of Trustees Member  - Via Christi Regional Medical Center

Board of Trustees Member  - Christi Hospital

Board Member  - Catholic University of America

Member of the Board of Governors  - Legatus

Fellow  - American College of Healthcare Executives

Board of Governors Member  - Federal Reserve System

Member of the Health CEOs  - Health Reform Coalition

Board Member  - Noble International , Ltd.

Member  - House of Delegates for the American Hospital Association

Board Member  - Davenport University

Board Member and An Executive Committee Member  - Detroit Regional Chamber

Board Member and An Executive Committee Member  - The Greater Detroit Area Health Council Inc

Board Member  - University of Detroit Mercy

Board Member  - Michigan Virtual University

Member of Nominating Committee  - CHA

Board Member  - Detroit Police Department

Member of the Executive Committee of the Board and Co-Chair  - Leadership Forum

Board of Trustees Member  - FY11

Board Member  - Most Reverend Charles Chaput

Board Member  - Catholic Health Association of the United States

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Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, FACHE President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascension Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, FACHE, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all with special attention to persons in poverty and those most vulnerable. Approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers serve in 2,500 sites of care - including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities - in 22 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization. With more than 36 years of healthcare operations experience, Dr. Tersigni's ability to recognize, then capitalize, on growth opportunities, combined with his proven strategic and leadership capabilities, has allowed him to maximize success. His education and work experience provide Dr. Tersigni a unique understanding of the efforts needed to lead an organization, especially during difficult and changing times. He is passionate about the formation of leaders in the Catholic healthcare ministry, championing the development of programs and efforts geared toward preparing current and future leaders for all levels of sponsorship, governance and leadership. Dr. Tersigni has shared his expertise with more than 20 professional organizations, serving as a board member and often as board chair. Before becoming the first President and CEO of Ascension in 2012, Dr. Tersigni had served as President and CEO of Ascension Health since 2004. Previously he served as Ascension Health's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 through 2003. From 1995 to 2000, Dr. Tersigni was President and Chief Executive Officer at St. John Health, Detroit (now St. John Providence), which at that time was Ascension Health's largest integrated health system. He also served the St. John system as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1995.

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