Sanford Clinic president to speak at leadership summit

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Luis Garcia, MD, FACS, MBA, president of the clinic at Sanford Health, will join the HealthLeaders The Way Forward Leadership Summit as a panelist October 20-21 in Atlanta, Georgia. The two-day summit brings together 30 healthcare system leaders – CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, chief executives and CIOs – to discuss strategies to address current challenges facing healthcare systems and the way forward .

The Way Forward will be the most widely distributed content Health Leaders has published.

Garcia was invited to participate in a roundtable with clinical leaders from health systems across the country, including Jordan Asher, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Sentara Healthcare, Hoda Asmar, MD, executive vice president and CMO of the system for Providence, Eric Eskioğlu, MD, executive vice president and chief medical and scientific officer of Novant Health and Janet Tomcavage, executive vice president and chief nursing officer of Geisinger Health.

The roundtable will be an opportunity for clinical leaders to share their perspectives on a range of topics, including how systems partner with population health initiatives, recruitment and retention strategies, investments in digital health and new models of care delivery.

“It is an honor to join such accomplished and respected healthcare leaders to discuss solutions to the challenges we all face,” said Garcia. “I’m proud of Sanford Health’s ongoing journey to transform the healthcare experience and provide access to world-class care for our patients. »

As President of Sanford Health’s Clinical Division, Garcia oversees governance, recruitment and retention, clinician wellness initiatives, and overall clinic development and integration for physicians and advanced practice providers. .

Garcia has worked for Sanford Health since 2002 and is a board-certified surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeries. He is a strong advocate for Sanford Health in health care policy development and serves on several important industry boards and committees, including the International Esperanza Project, American Medical Group Association, Leadership South Dakota and Morrison Family College of Health.

For more information about Sanford Health, visit SanfordHealth.org.

About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in the heartland of America. Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members in 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and researchers, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care facilities, and global clinics in 8 countries around the world. . Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of lifelong rural health care at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.

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