Accomplished Hospital Administrator Brings Decades of Expertise to WPH
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 28, 2015) – Jeffrey A. Tiesi, F.A.C.H.E., has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) of White Plains Hospital. Mr. Tiesi has a long and successful track record in the management of healthcare institutions. He comes to White Plains Hospital from the Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA, where he has served as System Vice President and was responsible for the Geisinger Heart and Vascular Institute (GH&VI). Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for innovative delivery of healthcare, serving more than 2.6 million residents in central and northeast Pennsylvania. Before joining Geisinger in 2002, Mr. Tiesi was Vice President at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, PA, and also previously held multiple administrative positions at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, NY.
Mr. Tiesi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Records Administration and a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). In 1996, the ACHE recognized him as the “Young Healthcare Executive of the Year” for Long Island and, in 1997, the American Heart Association (AHA) of Long Island recognized him with the “Outstanding Service Award for Public Support”. At a national level, Mr. Tiesi is often called upon as a subject matter expert in service line development and regularly provides formal consultation services.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey Tiesi to White Plains Hospital,” said Susan Fox, President of the Hospital. “His experience in hospital administration and leadership is outstanding. Geisinger's health system is well known for their patient-centered care and high-quality service delivery, and Jeff will be a welcome addition to our growing hospital. Our patients can expect to continue to receive the best possible care under Jeff’s leadership in conjunction with the rest of our executive team.”
About White Plains Hospital
A member of the Montefiore Health System, White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute 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 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 to perform lifesaving emergency & elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. 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). In 2014 White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 5% of hospitals nationwide. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.