Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE (62), is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ProMedica, a non-profit, mission based health system based in Toledo. ProMedica has more than 17,000 employees and more than 2,300 physicians with 900 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 13 hospitals and more than 300 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. Forbes has selected ProMedica for its 2017 list of America’s Best Employers and Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health business, has listed ProMedica in the top quintile for a top performing health system.
In addition to President and CEO, he has held numerous roles at ProMedica since joining the system in 1997 including: President and Chief Operating Officer (2006 – 2009), Regional President (2002 – 2006), and Corporate Vice President, Strategic Business Development (1998 – 2006). Prior to joining ProMedica, Randy served in myriad roles in health care leadership, including: Saint Anthony’s Health System, Alton, Illinois (1994 – 1997); Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1989 – 1994); Health One Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1987 – 1989); and LCM, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1982 – 1987).
Randy holds a Doctorate in Management from Case Western Reserve University; a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota; a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Wisconsin; and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa. Randy has been recognized by Becker’s receiving the Healthcare Leadership Award.
Randy’s commitment to the healthcare industry, and community, is evidenced in his extensive involvement in numerous professional and civic organizations at the local, regional and national levels. He is a board member of the American Hospital Association; a member of the Ohio and Michigan Hospital Associations; is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a Board Member of the Regional Growth Partnership, Toledo Art Museum, Northwestern College (Iowa), the Development Committee for Bread for the World, chaired the 22nd Century Committee and is currently the Board Chair for the Toledo Symphony and the Downtown Development Corporation.