Accomplished Hospital Administrator Brings Decades of Expertise to WPH
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 6, 2014) – David Ho was recently named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of White Plains Hospital. In his new role, Mr. Ho will lead and oversee all financial operations of the 292-bed community hospital and its satellite facilities.
Mr. Ho’s career spans more than 30 years in managing and overseeing the financial operations of large health care institutions. He comes to White Plains Hospital from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he served as Chief Financial Officer for Hospital Finance for the past two years. Prior to that, he was the Associate Vice Dean of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Prior to that, Mr. Ho spent a dozen years at the University of Chicago Medical Center, most recently as Vice President for Finance, and before that, fourteen years at NYU Medical Center in various financial planning positions.
“We are delighted to welcome David Ho into the White Plains Hospital family,” said Susan Fox, President of the Hospital. “The breadth of his experience in hospital finance is highly impressive, and we are very fortunate to be able to take advantage of his extensive expertise in this continually evolving health care landscape.”
Mr. Ho received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA in Health Care Management from Baruch College and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He later completed a certificate program in business management and leadership at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. He began his career as a Revenue Analyst at the New York City Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980’s.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.