Q&A with David Entwistle, president and CEO, Stanford Health Care

Q&A with David Entwistle, president and CEO, Stanford Health Care

por Sean Ruck, Contributing Editor | August 14, 2018
From the August 2018 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine


New Stanford Hospital Aerial

Hospital Spotlight: Stanford Health Care
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Stanford Health Care








Location: Stanford, California
Year founded: 1959
Number of beds: 613 licensed beds
Number of employees: 12,166
President and CEO: David Entwistle

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Stanford Hospital Exterior


Noteworthy distinctions:
Ranked in the top 10 of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Only Level 1 trauma center between San Francisco and San Jose. Almost 54,000 emergency room visits in 2017 and 25,160 inpatient visits. The health system had 1.2 million outpatient visits in 2017 alone. The Stanford Stroke Center is designated as a comprehensive stroke center and Stanford’s Cancer Institute is an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Stanford Health Care has been a designated Magnet Hospital for three consecutive years by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Isolated ICU Room

New Stanford Hospital Patient Room

Operating Room

Specialties:
1. Cancer
2. Cardiovascular
3. Neuroscience
4. Orthopedics
5. Solid organ transplantation

Recent developments:
The new Stanford Hospital is slated to open in 2019 and will deliver a model of coordinated care that's built around the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient. Designed by the internationally recognized firm Rafael Viñoly Architects, the new 824,000 square-foot facility will feature amenities and services focused on the health and well-being of patients, as well as the most advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical technologies. It will house an additional 368 beds, bringing the total to 600 on site, and the new Emergency Department will have twice the floor space of the current facility.



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