June 9, 2014- Detroit Medical Center Names Andrei Soran Chief Operating Officer
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that it has selected Andrei Soran as the new DMC Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1. Soran, who has a broad-based portfolio of experience in the health care industry, will work directly with DMC hospital presidents to focus on DMC's future strategic growth.
Soran was named President of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Surgery Hospital July 2013. He came to DMC from Massachusetts, where he was Vice President of Growth for Vanguard Health Systems' New England region and Chief Executive Officer for MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Mass.
"I've known and worked with Andrei for more than 12 years. He is a seasoned and highly-skilled professional with experience on the front line, in management and at the executive level," said DMC CEO Joe Mullany. "He has brought tremendous energy and excitement to the DMC. His well-rounded expertise will be essential to DMC's growth in the competitive Metropolitan Detroit health care community."
As CEO of MetroWest, a teaching affiliate of Harvard and Tufts Universities, Soran presided over the opening of five outpatient satellites, helped build the hospital's first Physician-Hospital Organization, as well as a Shared Savings ACO, designed the hospital's Lean Management strategy and helped recruit more than 275 new physicians to the market. He has experience in accountable care, acquisitions, new hospital planning and execution, physician recruiting and relationships, and many other areas that are valued in today's new health care environment.
Soran earned his Bachelor's in Physical Therapy from Tel Aviv University in Israel. He completed his Master's in Science of Management at Boston University and Ben Gurion University, Israel.
He has been affiliated with several medical, educational, and professional organizations, including his role as a current member of Oakland County’s Medical Main Street Board of Directors, past member of the Malcolm Baldrige National Board of Examiners and the Massachusetts Hospital Association - Clinical Practice Steering Committee. While at MetroWest Medical Center, Soran was a board member for the New England Quality Health Alliance, the second largest physician organization in Massachusetts, with more than 1,500 members. He is a member of the Boston University, Metropolitan College Advisory Board, and a former trustee on the Mass Bay Community College Board.
Soran will remain in his leadership role at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Surgery Hospital while a search is initiated to replace the position.