August 19, 2022 – In follow up to last week’s announcement of the departure of Intermountain Healthcare president and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, the Intermountain Healthcare Board, led by Mike Leavitt, chair of the Intermountain Healthcare Board and former Utah governor and secretary of Health and Human Services, has named Lydia Jumonville as the interim president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare. This leadership change will go into effect Monday, August 22, 2022.
Jumonville served as the president and CEO of Colorado-based SCL Health from 2017-2022 before the organization merged with Intermountain Healthcare in April of this year. Jumonville continues to play an integral role in the integration of the two organizations and, in her time at SCL Health, she led the organization to achieve industry-leading financial, quality and organizational outcomes.
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Before becoming president and CEO of SCL Health, she also served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of the organization and spent 10 years prior as the chief financial officer at Dallas-based Baylor Health Care System. View her full bio here.
“The healthcare world is ever changing, but our mission remains constant,” said Leavitt. “At Intermountain, we have established a best-in-class leadership team, a sound strategic path forward and we remain steadfast in our commitment to helping people live the healthiest lives possible.”
The Intermountain Healthcare Board will conduct a national search for a permanent replacement for the role with a goal of coming to a final decision by fall of 2022.
“On behalf of the Intermountain Healthcare Board, I would like to thank Marc for his leadership,” said Leavitt. “He has brought Intermountain Healthcare forward and we are better today because of his outstanding leadership.”
This press release was provided by Intermountain Healthcare.