Ardent Health Services invests in quality health care. In people, technology, facilities and communities, Ardent makes considerable investments – producing high quality care and extraordinary results.
The Ardent Leadership Conference will be held February 8-10, in Nashville, TN as we invite our leadership teams to come together for a special event. This is an opportunity to learn from each other and plan for the year ahead, as we share the purpose and passion of caring for others. We look forward to seeing everyone in in February. Additional information about the agenda will be forthcoming.
She is the recipient of several leadership awards, including the Shelton R. Weber Award of Leadership Excellence, according to the news release. Ardent Health comprises 30 hospitals across six states.
Connect to Purpose. We are committed to our Purpose of caring for our patients, their families and one another. Ardent employees share stories about not just taking care of patients, but understanding and meeting the patient’s needs beyond one episode of care. Our team has demonstrated in word and deed how connecting to their purpose goes beyond working a shift – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when patient needs have been so great.
Rebecca Kirkham joined Ardent as vice president of media and communications in 2021, bringing more than 25 years of experience in strategic healthcare communications. In this role, she leads Ardent’s corporate communications function, overseeing all internal and external communications as well as brand and reputation management efforts. Prior to joining Ardent, Ms. Kirkham served as senior vice president of Lovell Communications where she helped hospitals, health systems and other clients ...
- Ardent Women @ Ardent January 2021 - Leading with Intention and PurposeYouTube
- Women@Ardent Webinar Navigating During Turbulent TimesYouTube
- Women @ Ardent Webinar Handling Difficult ConversationsYouTube
- Get to Know Our Leaders - An Interview with Brian WaltonYouTube
Ardent Health Services has appointed veteran nursing leader Lisa Dolan, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, as the company's chief nursing officer. Contacts Rebecca Kirkham Ardent Health Services 615.296.3635
Steve Petrovich currently serves as Ardent Health Services’ executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. He has been with the company since its formation in 2001 and was general counsel to Ardent’s predecessor company, Behavioral Healthcare Corporation, since 2000.
Providing care to our communities is at the heart of what we do, which is why we are keeping our focus on medical emergencies in our ERs. Unless you are experiencing an emergency, such as a severe respiratory illness, shortness of breath or chest pain, please do not go to the ER for a Coronavirus test.
Many local enhancements and initiatives are a direct outcome of Leadership St. Joseph through the years. From health initiatives to city beautification – and across entertainment, education, tourism and nonprofit organizations – the impact from nearly 40 years of Leadership St. Joseph projects is pretty incredible.