Provena Saint Joseph Hospital CEO Honored as Top Physician Leader
- June 8, 2012
- Jason Lee
CHICAGO- ELGIN—Eugene J. McMahon, MD, MBA, FACP, President and CEO of Provena Saint Joseph Hospital, Elgin, Il was named to 100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems, which features some of the top physician leaders in healthcare published by Becker's Hospital Review.
Dr. McMahon, a board-certified pathologist and surgeon is an accomplished physician executive with more than 20 years progressive leadership experience. He was named President and CEO of Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in March, 2011 after having served as CMO for a year. A seasoned clinician, Dr. McMahon is a board-certified pathologist, and began his pathology practice in 1994 in Milwaukee. His experience includes leading a large Pathology and Laboratory Medicine practice and serving on several medical staffs in the Milwaukee area. Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois, Dr. McMahon is also a board-certified physician and surgeon in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.
Holding extensive academic credentials, Dr. McMahon graduated cum laude from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, with a Bachelors Degree in economics and pre-medicine, before earning his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Following an internship at Columbia University, New York, he completed a residency in pathology and laboratory medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. McMahon earned a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
He previously served as CMO of Southcoast Hospitals Group in Fall River, MA, and vice president of medical affairs at St. Francis Hospital/Covenant Healthcare in Milwaukee.
According to the publication, successful hospitals require bright leadership and clinical excellence, and physician executives provide the valuable skill sets to meet both of these needs. The executives on this list have crossed the gap between clinical and management sectors, providing an important perspective on some of the greatest challenges facing healthcare today. Whether as CEO, president, CMO or another role, these physicians use their clinical experience to inform their decisions as they lead their hospitals and health systems to high quality, cost-effective care.
Physician leaders were selected for inclusion on this list based on their healthcare experience, awards they've received and their commitment to quality care. Many of the leaders were nominated by their peers, and the list was vetted by industry experts. Hospital and health system leaders do not pay and cannot pay to be included on this list. There are never any fees involved in Becker's Hospital Review lists. Recognized leaders are free to note their inclusion through marketing materials, website promotion, press releases and other media materials without paying a fee.
The full-length edition of the list can be found here.
About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high level hospital leaders and includes hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.
About Provena Saint Joseph Hospital
For over 110 years, Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, known for providing leading-edge care and technologies to the communities it serves. PSJH is a part of Provena Health – Resurrection Health Care, now joined as Presence Health, the largest Catholic Health System in Illinois from Chicago's Lakefront to Danville that includes 12 hospitals, 27 long-term care and senior residential facilities, and numerous outpatient services, clinics, home health services, hospice, private duty, and comprehensive Behavioral Health services. Presence Health is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, the Sisters of the Holy Family, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and the Sisters of the Resurrection.