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Ben Frank, FACHE

Market President

Chen Medical

Ben Frank currently serves as the market president for Chen Medical, a value-based provider serving Medicare Advantage patients in 11 states. Prior to joining Chen Medical, he served as system COO/chief of staff for Inova Health System. An experienced leader and creative thinker, Mr. Frank coordinated strategy and service line alignment across the system and led day-to-day system operations, including international operations, while serving as a key strategic adviser to the Inova CEO.

Prior to joining Inova, Mr. Frank served as system executive director of clinical operations at the Cleveland Clinic, where he was responsible for the operations of the Clinical Institutes. He came to that role after serving as CEO of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, the Cleveland Clinic managed flagship institution for SEHA, the health system for the United Arab Emirates. While Mr. Frank was there, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City achieved several major healthcare milestones and received numerous accolades. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Mr. Frank served as president of Ochsner Physician Partners and system vice president of the Accountable Care Network at the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans. Mr. Frank holds a Master of Health Administration degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Experiences From Being a Hospital Internationalist CEO: What Is it Like to Lead a Hospital in a Foreign Country?

Presented by Ben Frank, FACHE, David Hoidal, Linda Clark, FACHE, Ron Lavater, FACHE at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th.

In this session, healthcare executives from the United States will share their experiences and insights of leading a hospital in a foreign country. Session participants will have the opportunity to gain pragmatic advice on how to become a ”hospital internationalist CEO.” Learning Objectives: Explore lessons learned on leadership style, approach and skills to be successful…