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Pamela Lindemoen Named President of St Mary's Medical Center

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Dignity Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Lindemoen as president of Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center, located in San Francisco, effective Sept. 12. Lindemoen comes to Dignity Health from Kaiser Permanente, where she serves as vice president of hospital operations for the Northern California region.

Lindemoen is a seasoned health care professional with a reputation of working alongside hospital administrative teams and physician executives to implement an organization's strategic goals. Throughout her career, she has led health care entities to excellence in operations, patient care, clinical quality, and physician and employee engagement. 

"I am very much looking forward to leading this mission-driven hospital," Lindemoen said. "St. Mary's has a deep-rooted history in San Francisco, and I'm excited to build on the hospital's successes and further its mission to serve this community with excellence and compassion." 

Lindemoen joined Kaiser in 2014 as chief operating officer and interim chief financial officer of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara. She was quickly promoted to the regional vice president position, leading transformational work for 21 medical centers, 25,000 staff and physicians, and more than 3 million patients.

Originally from Minneapolis, Lindemoen led several health care organizations in Minnesota before joining Kaiser. She served as chief operating officer and executive vice president of operations for Courage Center (now known as Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Alina Health.) Also, as chief operating officer of the two-hospital North Memorial Health Care system, she successfully deployed a growth strategy across all service lines, including heart and vascular, oncology, and women's services.

Lindemoen has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bemidji State University, and a master's degree in management from the College of St. Scholastica.  


About Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center

Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital that has been caring for the people of San Francisco since 1857. Located across from Golden Gate Park, it is the longest continually running hospital in San Francisco. St. Mary's has been named a 2014 Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for excellence in patient outcomes. For three consecutive years, from 2014 to 2016, St. Mary's received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades. St. Mary's was also recognized as one of the Top 100 Orthopedic Programs nationally by Becker's Hospital Review and is a Certified Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. St. Mary's state-of-the-art Cancer Center offers the full-range of oncology, radiation, and imaging services. Beyond clinical care, St. Mary's is committed to furthering the healing ministry, and to providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to the community we serve. 

Publish date: 

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

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