Allegheny General Hospital Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New CEO

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B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national CEO search for Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations last year.

AGH is seeking a seasoned executive leader skilled at crafting a vision that meets the needs of both the organization and health system.

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national CEO search for Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations last year.

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is a 661-bed academic medical center serving Pittsburgh and the surrounding five-state area. AGH is a national leader in cardiovascular, cancer, neuroscience, orthopaedic and rehabilitation care. The medical center is a member of West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS), a physician-led organization comprised of five hospitals in the Pittsburgh region. As a regional and global healthcare leader, the system’s specialty programs continually receive national and international recognition — particularly in the areas of bone and joint, cardiovascular, neurosciences and oncology.

AGH is seeking a seasoned executive leader skilled at crafting a vision that meets the needs of both the organization and health system. The ideal candidate will have excellent operational and financial acumen, as well as experience developing a collaborative relationship with physicians and driving strategy in a highly competitive market. The job posting is available on the B. E. Smith website at careers.besmith.com. Search using keyword Allegheny General Hospital.

About West Penn Allegheny Health System:
West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) is a physician-led healthcare organization based in Pittsburgh, Pa. Recognized as a healthcare quality and personalized service leader in its market, the system’s sole purpose is to improve the health of people in the Western Pennsylvania region. West Penn Allegheny Health System’s specialty programs continually receive national and international recognition — particularly in the areas of bone and joint, cardiovascular, neurosciences and oncology, which make up the organization’s four Institutes of Excellence. The system offers 46 graduate medical programs and two nursing schools, and will host the first undergraduate medical school class of the Temple University School of Medicine at West Penn Allegheny Health System in 2013. WPAHS also is home to the Allegheny-Singer Research Institute, which sponsors interdisciplinary programs to understand, treat and prevent human diseases. The system is comprised of five hospitals, including Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights, Canonsburg General Hospital in Canonsburg and Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. To learn more, visit http://www.wpahs.org.

About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create solutions that uniquely fit their needs. B. E. Smith, the No. 1 ranked executive search firm by Modern Healthcare, maintains one of the largest databases of skilled healthcare leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 total leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.

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