O'Brien currently serves as a group executive officer within Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives, overseeing all CHI hospitals in Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri and Pennsylvania. Before joining CHI, O'Brien served as a managing director with Navigant Consulting. She also has executive-level experience from several health systems around the country, including Baptist Health System, Birmingham, Ala., and Dignity Health, San Francisco.
“Joining PeaceHealth is a great opportunity to bring together all the work I've done across my career,” O'Brien said in a statement. “There is hard work to do, but also so many possibilities, as we continue to advance care for our communities.”
In PeaceHealth's fiscal year 2013, its operating surplus dropped 71% to $9.8 million, and revenue fell 0.7% to $2.17 billion.
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