The Nemours Children's Health Board of Directors has announced the election of Gwen M. MacKenzie to the Board, effective immediately. She has more than 30 years of experience leading complex health care organizations through transformation, strategic repositioning, and new service innovation.
Ms. MacKenzie is a McKinsey & Company Senior Advisor in their global health care practice. She is also a consultant with executive search firm Quick Leonard Kieffer in Chicago.
As a senior executive with Ascension, one of the leading non-profit, faith-based health systems in the United States, she had oversight for the Michigan market of 15 hospitals and health systems with $3.7B in operating revenue.
"Gwen's considerable experience as CEO with Ascension Michigan and her leadership and development of the first statewide clinically integrated network to address population health is a tremendous asset to our board," said Harold Mills, Nemours Children's Health Board Chair. "Gwen is a known problem-solver and innovator, and I look forward to her contributions to our vision to create the healthiest generations of children."
Ms. MacKenzie serves on the boards of Michigan Health & Hospital Association Service Corporation, Press Ganey Associates' Advisory Board, the University of Michigan Griffith Leadership Center board for the School of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, and the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Ms. MacKenzie earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master's in Health Care Administration. She received a master's degree in Nursing from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Source: Nemours Children's Health