President and CEO, Sutter Health
Thomas was tapped to lead Sutter as of December 1, after serving as New Orleans-based Ochsner Health’s president and CEO since 2012. Throughout his decades of running complex, integrated healthcare systems, he has built a reputation for his strategic vision, understanding of operations and knack for innovation. Thomas helmed Ochsner’s expansion across Louisiana and the Gulf South to provide patient-centered technology at scale and bring care closer to the home, in partnership with tech companies and other healthcare organizations. He also spearheaded programs focusing on population health.