John Rodis, MD, MBA, FACHE
President, Arista Health, LLC
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
John F. Rodis, MD, MBA, is the founder and president of Arista Health, LLC, a healthcare consulting company whose mission is to drive quality, safety and patient experience and reduce risk in hospitals and health systems. He served as president of Saint Francis Hospital from 2015-2020, the eighth leader of Saint Francis and the first physician to serve as president since its founding in 1897. Under Dr. Rodis’ leadership, Saint Francis, a 617-bed major teaching hospital, the largest Catholic hospital in New England, earned its Level 1 Trauma Designation, opened its Smilow Cancer Hospital at Saint Francis and the Karl J. Krapek Comprehensive Women’s Health Center. During his tenure, the hospital garnered numerous awards and recognition including the 2018 and 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience, was named as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™ and one of the World’s 1000 Best Hospitals by Newsweek. Moreover, the hospital attained eight consecutive “A’s” for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group. Dr. Rodis is the author or co-author of over 100 papers published in peer-reviewed professional journals. He served as Chairman of the Connecticut Hospital Association’s Quality Committee and was a member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He currently serves as vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Saint Joseph. He was awarded the 2020 Regent’s Senior Careerist Award by the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives. In 2021, he became a member of Healthgrades Quality Advisory Board. Since 2022, he has been the President of the Moving To Value Alliance, a 501(c)(3) organization of healthcare influencers with more than 900 members from 42 states committed to creating more value in Healthcare.
As a Board member, how can you contribute to the mission of CCNW which is to foster collaborations to ensure a highly educated, diverse, and sustainable nursing workforce to support the healthcare needs of CT residents?
To foster collaborations to ensure a highly educated, diverse, and sustainable nursing workforce to support the healthcare needs of Connecticut residents.
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