Patrick F Jordan III has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. Jordan, who previously served as COO for the at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA, was appointed to the position by Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Dr Joanne M Conroy. He begins his new role at Dartmouth-Hitchcock on Nov. 20. “I’m delighted that Pat Jordan has agreed to join us at Dartmouth-Hitchcock,” said D-H CEO and President Dr Joanne M Conroy. “His long record of accomplishment in health care, and his skills and experience fit well with our outstanding leadership team here. I look forward to working with him again.”
As Chief Operating Officer, Jordan will oversee operations of the $1.9 billion health system. He will take the lead to create and ensure the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective operations and shared services across Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
“I am excited to be part of Dartmouth-Hitchcock,” said Jordan. “It is an incredible system with great people, who are changing health care for the better for the people of New Hampshire and Vermont, for northern New England, and for the nation. I look forward to joining their efforts.”
Jordan is the son of Mr and Mrs Patrick F Jordan, Jr, longtime residents of Stoneham. He, his wife, Katherine, and son Patrick and daughter Riley, live in Reading.
At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Jordan oversaw more than 5,000 colleagues, $1.2 billion in operating revenues, 350 inpatient beds, and a vast outpatient enterprise. In addition, he was responsible for the real estate and supply chain portfolios for the entire Lahey Health System.
Prior to joining Lahey, Jordan served as the Chief Operating Officer of Newton-Wellesley Hospital from 2000-14 and was Interim President from 2012-13. He helped lead the fiscal recovery of the 250-bed community teaching facility, overseeing double-digit growth and improved patient satisfaction.
Prior to his role at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Jordan spent eight years at Massachusetts General Hospital, as the director of radiology and a manager in materials management.
Jordan earned an Executive MBA from Suffolk University in Boston in May, 1996. He is a seven-year veteran of the 82d Airborne Division and United States Army Special Operations community. Trained as an Airborne Ranger, he was promoted to the rank of captain during the invasion of Panama, and was awarded the Bronze Star during the Persian Gulf War. He is currently an active member on the boards of trustees for Suffolk University and New England Life Care.
DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK (D-H) is a nonprofit academic health system serving communities in northern New England. D-H provides access to more than 1,000 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, four affiliate hospitals, 24 ambulatory clinics and through the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH. The D-H system trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually, and performs world-class research, in partnership with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction VA Medical Center.