Leadership Life: Driving quality healthcare in La Porte County with Ashley Dickinson
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Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, provides keen insight on the role of a community-based hospital in La Porte, and how the hospital has served as an epicenter of health for the community for more than 40 years. At 2 ½ years into the CEO role, Dickinson has already overseen the planning, groundbreaking, and now construction of the new $125 million La Porte Hospital that will open in 2020, and has spearheaded the recruitment of more than 30 new medical providers to La Porte and Starke Counties. (She also serves as CEO of Starke Hospital in Knox). Dickinson holds a master’s degrees in Health Administration and Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Who is Ashley?
Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, shares a little about her roots and her impressions of her first five years in Northwest Indiana.
Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, sums up her team's dedication and their commitment to community in one word: Family.
Trends & Quality
Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, discusses current trends in the health industry, and how the hospital and health industry in general relies on healthy partnerships to improve and drive quality of care.
Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, discusses the new hospital, how they're preserving the legacy of La Porte Hospital in the new facility that will open in 2020, and the hospital's role in the community.