UC Health has appointed Richard (Rick) Lofgren, MD, MPH, as president and CEO of UC Health, effective Dec. 2. Lofgren is both a physician who is board-certified in internal medicine and an experienced health care administrator. He succeeds Jim Kingsbury, who announced his retirement in May.
Lofgren previously served at UK HealthCare (UKHC), the University of Kentucky’s health system, and held two senior-level positions during his tenure there that transformed UKHC into a highly successful health system.
Most recently, Lofgren served as senior vice president and chief clinical officer for the University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) in Chicago. As a member of UHC’s senior executive team, Lofgren was responsible for helping UHC members improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of their clinical services as they transform their health care delivery systems.
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