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Company Overview of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.

Company Overview

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc. operates a hospital in Massachusetts. It offers cancer, chest and digestive disease, and spine center services, as well as transplant institute and nursing services. The company also provides Biomedical Research, such as vascular and transplantation research, signal transduction in cancer, and molecular imaging services. In addition, it offers nursing, social work, and health sciences training to medical students, interns, residents, and professionals, as well as graduate and undergraduate medical education services. The company was founded as The Beth Israel Hospital Association in 1915 and changed its name to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, ...

330 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Founded in 1915

Phone:

617-667-7000

Fax:

617-667-3706

Key Executives for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 49
Chief of Department of Medicine
Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology Departments
Chief of Clinical Research and Cardiovascular Division and Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice President of Research Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc. Key Developments

Alliance Between Hospitals Reportedly Broke Down

Negotiations between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc., Atrius Health, Inc. and Lahey Health System, Inc. has been reportedly cancelled. Alliance of doctors groups stumbled over issues such who would lead the new organization and serve on its board of directors, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. Boston Globe reported that Beth Israel, Lahey Health, and the Atrius Health declined to comment.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Names Daniel Jick as Chairman of Board of Directors

Daniel Jick, founder of HighVista Strategies, LLC, has been named chairman of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Directors. He has served as vice chairman of the board since October 2012 and replaces Stephen Kay, who is stepping down after four years. Jick first became a board member in 1997, serving until 2006, then again from 2007 to 2009, when he became vice chairman of the foundation. Jick founded HighVista in 2005.

Beth Israel And Lahey Clinic Reportedly In Merger Talks

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc. is reportedly in merger talks with Lahey Health System, Inc. and Atrius Health, Inc. Kevin Tabb, President of Beth Israel Deaconess reportedly wrote to employees Wednesday, informing them that the Boston hospital is considering an alliance with Lahey Clinic and three doctor groups. Howard Grant, Chief Executive Officer of Lahey Health is said to have told the same to its employees. Howard Grant said, "We talk often about the dynamically changing landscape of health care in our region, and I am writing to share with you that Atrius Health, Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC have begun an active exploration of ways we can broaden and enhance our existing relationships."Today, (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) is the primary tertiary hospital for Atrius Health patients, and Atrius Health also partners with Lahey Health in the northern suburbs. We are all pleased to be participating in these discussions because we believe that partnerships with other high-quality health care providers are fundamental to meeting the needs of our patients and controlling costs in today's complex health care environment. Our organizations share the same vision of providing outstanding care in the right place at the right time. In our exploration together, we are seeking to further enhance the quality and safety of care we provide our patients, improve the health of the communities we serve, and manage the cost of care at sustainable levels. We believe that, by working together there are opportunities to improve the experience of patient care in the ambulatory, hospital, and other environments while effectively facilitating transitions of care to improve the health and wellness of the community. Our conversations are very preliminary. We have made a commitment to spend a few months exploring new possibilities to benefit our patients and the communities we serve. Beth Israel Deaconess and Lahey declined to comment.

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