Arcadia, California – (May 15, 2017) – Methodist Hospital President and CEO Dan
Ausman was named Hospital CEO of the Year by the Los Angeles Business
Journal on May 11 during a special ceremony in downtown Los Angeles. Ausman
received this honor out of the more than 100 hospital administrators that
work in the greater Los Angeles area.
“Dan has demonstrated excellent leadership since coming to Methodist
Hospital in 2011,” said Bill Lewis, Chairman of the Board for the
hospital. “Dan has made substantial improvements in our financial
performance as well as in all measures of safety, efficiency and quality
of care as demonstrated by Methodist having been twice named as a five-star
hospital by Medicare.”
Under Dan’s leadership, Methodist Hospital was recognized by Medicare
as being in the top 2% of all hospitals in the nation for overall hospital
quality, as well as only one of six recognized in California and the only
hospital in L.A. County to receive this five-star honor. In addition,
the hospital has received high recognition from other organizations including
the Joint Commission and has been named a SafeCare Top 100 Hospital for
three consecutive years, which recognizes organizations for providing
safe, high quality care to patients.
“Please join me in congratulating Dan for this outstanding and well
deserved recognition and thank him for his leadership and all that he
has accomplished at Methodist Hospital,” Lewis said.
About Methodist Hospital: Founded in 1903, Methodist Hospital of Southern California is a full-service
community hospital with 374 licensed beds. Methodist Hospital offers a
variety of excellent services, including advanced cardiovascular and neuro-interventional
care, cardiac catheterization, open heart surgery, neurosurgery, and clot
removal for stroke. Methodist Hospital is designated by Los Angeles County
Emergency Medical Services as both a heart attack and stroke receiving
center, and operates an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics.
Methodist Hospital also operates the GYN Oncology Institute, the Colorectal
Surgery Institute, and offers a variety of other services in orthopedics,
cancer care, obstetrics, and many other medical specialties. More than
50,000 patients are treated annually in our Emergency Department, while
the hospital typically has more than 16,000 patient admissions and 25,000
outpatient visits annually.