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Mark Benz

Regional Chief Executive Officer

Mark Benz joined Prime Healthcare’s leadership team on December 18, 2019, as the new Regional CEO of the healthcare system’s four Missouri and Kansas hospitals and affiliated locations, including St. Joseph’s Medical Center (KCMO), St. Mary’s Medical Center (Blue Springs, MO) Providence Medical Center and its Affiliates (Kanas City, Kan.) and Saint John Hospital (Leavenworth, Kan.).

With leadership roles in CRC Health Services, Community Health Systems, and Universal Health Services, Benz has more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience. Prior to working for Prime Healthcare, Benz served as Market CEO of Tenet Healthcare/Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona, a market that included five hospitals/micro hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and a 150-member physician practice. Benz also served as CEO of Tenet’s St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson and Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

Benz earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Social Work with a concentration in Organizational Development from Arizona State University and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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