Sutter Health appoints Mark Sevco as Chief Operating Officer
Sutter Health has appointed Mark Sevko as its chief operating officer, the integrated non-profit healthcare system announced Friday.
Sevco, which is president of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hospitals in its Health Services division, will join the 23-hospital system in Sacramento on June 5. President and CEO Sutter Warner Thomas has also served as acting chief operating officer since joining the organization. December. James Conforti, a former COO who became interim CEO in January 2022 following the retirement of former CEO Sarah Crevans, left the system in December.
“(Mark) has a proven track record of integrating and aligning care models and teams across large healthcare systems, as well as hospitals and outpatient settings,” Thomas said in a press release.
Sevco will work together with the chief physician in the new dyad model. The search for the chief medical officer is ongoing, according to Sutter’s spokesperson.
Sutter reported $278 million in operating profit on $14.77 billion in operating revenue in 2022, compared to $199 million in operating profit on $14.23 billion in operating revenue in 2021. In 2022, the company lost $578 million of investments.