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Saint Alphonsus Health System President & CEO Sally Jeffcoat Recognized As Distinguished Leader to Know
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Becker’s Hospital Review Highlights Outstanding Women Executives

BOISE, ID. (October 17, 2013) -- Becker’s Hospital Review has named Saint Alphonsus Health System President and CEO Sally Jeffcoat to its “130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to know” list for 2013. The honor recognizes women executives who demonstrate outstanding leadership within the hospital and healthcare industry.

According to Becker’s Hospital Review, the130 honorees were chosen “based on a wide range of management and leadership skills, including oversight of hospital or health system operations, financial turnarounds and quality improvement initiatives” during times of unprecedented change within the healthcare sector.

 "We commend Sally on this significant recognition by Becker's Hospital Review," said Ronald Graves, Chairman of the Saint Alphonsus Health System. “Sally exhibits consistently effective leadership, leading by example and demonstrating the mission and values of our faith-based organization. Her extraordinary leadership and contributions have enabled the Saint Alphonsus Health System to bring exceptional healthcare services to our patients and the communities we serve.”

A trained nurse, Sally has held executive positions in a number of healthcare organizations including Hospital Corporation of America, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee; Christus Health in Houston, Texas; Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona; and Ascension Health in St. Louis. She became President and CEO of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in 2009. In 2010 she was named President and CEO of the Saint Alphonsus Health System, where she led the integration of four hospitals: Saint Alphonsus Medical Centers in Boise, Idaho; Nampa, Idaho, Ontario, Oregon; and Baker City, Oregon. In 2012 she launched the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a physician-led, clinically integrated network of independent and employed physicians.

Under her leadership Saint Alphonsus has been ranked the best hospital in Boise Metropolitan area By US News and World Report, received the Women’s Health Excellence Award for women’s health services, and was ranked number one in Idaho for overall cardiac services, neurosciences, neurosurgery and treatment of strokes by HealthGrades.


About Saint Alphonsus Health System
Saint Alphonsus Health System is a four-hospital, 714-bed regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 Associates and 950 medical staff. Serving the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, with more than 275 primary care and specialty care providers at 35 clinic locations. As a not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, Novi, Michigan. To find out more go to:

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Our content is geared toward high level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.