FRAMINGHAM – Tenet Healthcare and Saint Vincent Hospital in Massachusetts announced Carolyn Jackson as both the CEO of Tenet’s Massachusetts Market, as well as the Worcester hospital.
In this role, she will be responsible for overseeing all strategic, operational and clinical activities at both Saint Vincent Hospital, and sister hospital, MetroWest Medical Center, which is comprised of both the Natick and Framingham campuses.
“We are extremely delighted to welcome Carolyn back to Tenet, and to have such a seasoned healthcare executive leading our operations in Massachusetts,” said Tenet Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer, Saum Sutaria, M.D. “She is well positioned to help us continue to grow and build the wide-range of lifesaving, award- winning programs we offer.”
She will work closely with MetroWest Medical Center’s CEO Dr. Andrew Harding.
Jackson’s appointment is a homecoming for her. She started her healthcare career at Tenet and held various leadership positions throughout the company.
During Jackson’s past tenure at Tenet, she was a four-time recipient of the company’s prestigious Circle of Excellence award, and she earned Tenet’s Grassroots Champion for leadership and commitment to Tenet’s government relations grassroots advocacy program.
Jackson returns to Tenet from the University of Pennsylvania Health System, where she served as COO for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, an 807-bed academic medical center that is a national leader in clinical care, research, and academics.
As COO, she led tangible improvements in operational performance and strategic growth and successfully supervised several large construction projects.
Jackson received Modern Healthcare’s Up and Comer award in 2014, won the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Emerging Executive of the Year in 2012 as well as the publication’s Women of Distinction award in 2012.