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Deanna Kyrimis
Health Care Specialist
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Deanna Kyrimis

Health Care Specialist
Deanna Kyrimis currently holds the position of Vice President at CommonSpirit: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, Washington. In this role, she oversees the esteemed Virginia Mason Medical Center's hospital operations, encompassing perioperative and procedural services, outpatient and ambulatory surgery centers, specialty physician enterprises, and more. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is dedicated to providing high-quality, state-of-the-art healthcare and medical services across the Pacific Northwest. Meanwhile, CommonSpirit Health is the largest Catholic health system in the United States, operating over 1,000 care sites in 21 states, including the exceptional CommonSpirit: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Washington. Before her current role, Kyrimis served as the Chief Operating Officer of Barton Health in South Lake Tahoe, California. During her tenure, she oversaw the five-star hospital operations, support services, multi-specialty medical groups, accountable care and management services organizations, and the ambulatory care network of the California-based healthcare system. From 2014 to 2018, Kyrimis held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Palomar Health Medical Group, previously known as Arch Health Medical Group, in northern San Diego County. Affiliated with Palomar Health, the prominent health district in California, Palomar Health Medical Group played a crucial role in Kyrimis's leadership portfolio. Furthermore, she served as the CEO of Lovelace Health System's integrated medical group from 2012 to 2014, during which she actively participated in the Heart Hospital's joint operating committee, overseeing various aspects such as strategy, operations, quality, clinical innovation, and finance. Previously known as New Mexico Heart Institute and Heart Hospital, this organization represented a significant milestone in Kyrimis's career journey. Before her leadership roles in California and New Mexico, Kyrimis spent nearly a decade at Cardiovascular Consultants in Arizona. She held various executive positions, culminating in her role as CEO from 2003 to 2012. Cardiovascular Consultants, a distinguished specialty heart and vascular enterprise in Phoenix, operated Heart and Vascular Institutes across nine hospitals through a highly integrated care model. Under Kyrimis's guidance, the enterprise implemented a hub and spoke delivery system, ensuring patients remained within a high-value network of bundled payment, managed care, and accountable care arrangements. Her leadership fostered the growth of managed care lives and strategic hospital partnerships, all aimed at reducing outmigration and improving quality outcomes. Deanna's career trajectory showcases her exceptional expertise in healthcare operations, strategic leadership, and the development of innovative care models. Her diverse experiences across regions and healthcare settings reflect her commitment to improving healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.
University of Oxford
Seattle, WA, USA

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    Health and Safety Engineer
    Personal Carer
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    More than 15 years (More than 15 years relevant)
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    I've had experience in managing 15+ people
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    Microsoft Office
    Product Design
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Master’s Degree
Organizational Leadership
2010 - 2012