BOCA RATON, Fla., May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has appointed health care executive Gyasi C. Chisley, PMP, FACHE, President, CTCA® Hospitals and Clinics. He will lead the growth of the Comprehensive Cancer Care Network, comprised of five Cancer Treatment Centers of America hospitals nationwide as well as outpatient care centers and clinics in the Chicago, Phoenix and Dallas regions. He will report to newly appointed President & CEO Pat Basu, MD, MBA.
"Gyasi is a seasoned and accomplished health care executive with a proven ability to build and maintain lasting relationships," says Dr. Basu. "I am confident that Gyasi will help lead us toward our goal of serving even more patients around the globe by effectively leveraging data and technology, as well as developing and cultivating new partnerships."
"I could not be more thrilled and humbled to join such a tremendous and dedicated team of health care professionals who provide a level of compassionate care to their patients beyond reproach," says Chisley. "As the only national comprehensive cancer care network, I firmly believe that we have the opportunity to lead health care transformation in a very thoughtful and strategic manner to eradicate this despicable disease that has impacted my family and countless others. In addition, I think we have the expertise and capability to expand into many other areas to build a health care platform. I am truly looking forward to collaborating with all of CTCA leadership, Stakeholders and business partners to execute on the mission that will enable the CTCA Mother Standard® of care to be accessible to patients and their families worldwide."
About Gyasi C. Chisley
Gyasi Chisley brings more than 20 years of hospital/fiscal operations experience to CTCA with a wide-ranging health care background in ambulatory services, academic medicine, consulting, and federally qualified health care centers.
He most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President, Strategy and Payment Policy/Innovation for UnitedHealthcare where he created new payment strategies to improve health care delivery, strengthened physician/payer relations and oversaw collaboration with and acquisition of companies to improve quality within the UnitedHealthcare portfolio of services.
Prior to UnitedHealthcare, Chisley served as CEO for Methodist Healthcare and Senior Vice President for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis. In these roles he established vision for growth, fiscal, continuum of care and culture approach for two acute sites, long-term care facilities, aligned physicians' practices and clinics.
He also served as President and Site Administrator for Mercy Health Anderson Hospital after serving as Chief Operating Officer within the Mercy Health network (formerly Catholic Health Partners) headquartered in Cincinnati. Under Chisley's leadership, Mercy Health Anderson Hospital was twice named to the Truven Top 100 Hospitals.
Throughout his career, Chisley received numerous accolades for his achievements within the health care industry which include, but are not limited to, the Becker's Top 25 Healthcare Executives, Modern Healthcare Up and Comers, Tenet Circle of Excellence Award, NAHSE Young Healthcare Executive of the Year, AHA Young Executive of the Year, Xavier University Preceptor of the Year, Cincinnati Business Courier's 40 under 40, and Leadership Academy Alumni Award.
Chisley obtained a Master of Health Services/Business Administration from the University of Michigan and dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Biology from Morehouse College.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc. (CTCA) is a comprehensive cancer care network of hospitals and outpatient care centers in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Specializing in the treatment of adult cancer patients, CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy with advancements in precision cancer treatment and supportive therapies designed to manage side effects and enhance quality of life both during and after treatment. CTCA also offers qualified patients a range of clinical trials that may reveal new treatment options supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country. Visit cancercenter.com, Facebook.com/cancercenter and Twitter.com/cancercenter for more information.
SOURCE Cancer Treatment Centers of America