Headshots of Leaders on Rising Stars List

Several Tenet Leaders Recognized as Rising Stars by Becker’s Healthcare

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Each year, Becker’s Healthcare recognizes leaders under 40 years old as Rising Stars in the industry for their accomplishments, including an innovative approach to patient care and health system improvement. Several leaders from across Tenet were recognized as Rising Stars for 2018: 

  • Trey Abshier, CEO, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
  • Asja DiMuria, CFO, Abrazo West Campus
  • Michael Ditoro, COO, Desert Regional Medical Center
  • Brian Elisco, Texas Group CFO, and North Central Baptist Hospital CFO
  • Andrew Harding, CNO, MetroWest Medical Center – Framingham Union
  • Phil Koovakada, CEO, Nacogdoches Medical Center Health Network
  • Brittany Lavis, CFO, Placentia-Linda Hospital
  • Ryan Lee, COO, West Boca Medical Center
  • Daniel Listi, CEO, Shelby Baptist Medical Center (previously COO, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen)
  • Ann Lucena, CEO, San Ramon Regional Medical Center
  • Tara McCoy, CEO, Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Sarah Nunnelly, Tenet Alumnus (formerly COO, Princeton Baptist Medical Center)
  • Christina Oh, CEO, Placentia-Linda Hospital
  • Jeffrey Patterson, CEO, Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Heart Hospital
  • Nicholas Tejeda, Market CEO, The Hospitals of Providence

“We are extremely proud of all our Rising Stars,” said Eric Evans, President, Hospital Operations. “Tenet is privileged to have a number of young, talented leaders who are committed to delivering on our mission of helping people live happier, healthier lives. With their continued growth and development, I am confident that our health system will be successful well into the future.”

In all, Becker’s named 90 individuals to its list of Rising Stars for 2018. Many honorees are considered thought leaders in advancing patient outcomes and care management.