Top 25 COOs in Healthcare - 2018
Executive vice president and COO, Novant Health
Lindsay has been executive vice president and COO at Novant Health since 2014, but has been part of the health system since 1996. Novant has more than 1,500 physicians and over 26,000 team members who provide care at over 470 locations, including 14 medical centers. Lindsay led efforts to improve the workplace for Novant staff, including health screenings, better food options in the cafeteria and fitness programs. The health system also identifies staff and covered dependents at risk of readmissions and works on early interventions. He also led efforts to consolidate collections, saving Novant $52 million, on top of $10 million in other waste cut from the system. Lindsay serves as a member of the North Carolina Healthcare Association's board of trustees.