Dimensions Healthcare System Chief Operating Officer and President of Prince George’s Hospital Center John A. O’Brien, will retire May 15 from the hospital post after nearly a decade on the job, according to President and Chief Executive Officer Neil J. Moore.
O’Brien joined Dimensions Healthcare System (DHS) in 2005 and was one of the longest serving presidents in the 70-year history of Prince George’s Hospital Center.
O’Brien said he was grateful for the opportunity to work closely with county and state officials, and community leaders to enhance the delivery of health care in the region.
“I have been privileged to serve the citizens of Prince George’s County and look back with pride at our accomplishments during my tenure,” O’Brien said in a press release. “It has been an amazing nine years and I am thankful to have had the opportunity to work closely with so many incredibly committed and talented caregivers and leaders to raise the delivery of healthcare services to a higher level.”
Prior to joining DHS, O’Brien was vice president and operations/partner at HPAS, Inc., a physician management company for the functional specialty of hospitalist medicine.
O’Brien served in executive leadership positions at several acute care hospitals, including: Harper Hospital, Detroit, Mich.; Hamot Health Foundation, Erie, Pa; University Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pa. and Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.
O’Brien received his Master's degree in healthcare administration from University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University.
“We thank John for his dedication to the citizens of Prince George’s County and to the many leaders he has worked closely with over these last nine years,” Moore said in a press release. “He has helped to transform Dimensions Healthcare System and Prince George’s Hospital Center to become the valued healthcare providers this community needs.”
According to their website, ‘Dimensions Healthcare System is an integrated not-for-profit, community-owned organization providing comprehensive, quality healthcare services to the residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland and surrounding areas.’
They have facilities throughout Maryland, including the Bowie Health Center Campus, Family Health and Wellness Center, Glenridge Medical Center, Laurel Regional Hospital, Prince George’s Hospital Center and the Rachel H. Pemberton Senior Health Center.
Dimensions Healthcare System is the largest not-for-profit health care provider in Prince George’s County, serving more than 150,000 patients each year.
Dimensions Healthcare System has yet to select a replacement. However, details of the succession process will be released in the next few weeks.