Leslie D. Hirsch Named Vice Chairman of NJ Hospital Association
President and CEO of Saint Clare’s Health System in New Jersey Elected
DENVILLE, NJ – January 29, 2013 – Leslie D. Hirsch, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Saint
Clare’s Health System, was elected Vice Chairman of the New Jersey
Hospital Association (NJHA), the statewide advocate for its 107- member
hospitals, its 300-plus post-acute members and the patients they serve..
The appointment was made during the NJHA 94th Annual Meeting at Hyatt
Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ on January 25, 2013.
About Saint Clare’s Health System
Saint Clare’s Health System, which has served the healthcare needs
of northwestern New Jersey residents since 1895, is the region’s
premier provider of community-based healthcare and behavioral health services.
Saint Clare’s operates hospitals in Boonton Township, Denville,
and Dover, and other facilities located throughout Morris and Sussex counties.
Saint Clare’s is part of Catholic Health Initiatives, which is a
national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colo.
The faith-based system operates in 18 states and includes 80 hospitals;
40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community
health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home
health agencies. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million
in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor,
free clinics, education and research. With total annual revenues of more
than $10.7 billion and approximately 86,000 employees, CHI ranks as the
nation’s second-largest faith-based health system.