Patrick Hagan

Patrick Hagan joined Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle in May 1996 and currently serves as its president and chief operating officer. Previously, Pat held leadership positions at hospitals in Ohio, Arizona, and Michigan. More

Patrick Hagan joined Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle in May 1996 and currently serves as its president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Seattle Children’s, Pat held leadership positions at hospitals in Ohio, Arizona, and Michigan. Pat helped to develop and has led Seattle Children’s Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) strategy for over 10 years. CPI has been instrumental in Children’s success in improving its performance in service quality, clinical access, patient safety, staff engagement, and financial results. He has presented at national meetings on building successful physician/hospital relationships, continuous performance improvement, and the importance of staff and physician engagement. Pat is co-author of Leading the Lean Healthcare Journey, published in 2010.

Patrick Hagan: This week

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