ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System, a Southern California integrated delivery system, has named Aaron Coley Chief Financial Officer and Adolfo Chanez Executive Director of Finance and Controller for Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley.
Coley joined MemorialCare in 2000 as Orange County's Director of Decision Support. In 2004, he became system Vice President for Finance and Decision Support, helping guide MemorialCare's expansion and partnerships. Coley previously served in finance and decision support at Dignity Health and Redlands Community Hospital. Coley was a board member and officer of Green Valley Mutual Water Company.
Adolfo Chanez, CPA—30-year health industry veteran—has been Saddleback Memorial's CFO since 2010, providing financial leadership and helping Saddleback achieve Healthgrades' Top 50 Hospital designation nationwide. Previous posts include St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach CFO. Chanez is a board member and finance committee chair of AltaMed.
"As we continue our transformation, rapid growth and expansion, it's exciting to have the expertise and combined five decades of progressive experience Aaron and Adolfo bring to our efforts to be more efficient and innovative, while offering exceptional value, patient experiences and clinical outcomes," says Karen Testman, MemorialCare CFO.
"It's an honor to help lead our finance efforts in Orange County and be part of a remarkable team that is redesigning health care to greatly benefit the health and health care of communities we serve," says Coley. Adds Chanez, "I'm thrilled to join Aaron and the MemorialCare team in advancing innovation and ensuring individuals and families throughout the region have unparalleled access to the highest quality of care."
MemorialCare Health System, a nonprofit Southern California integrated delivery system and evidence-based medicine pioneer, has 200 care sites; 15,000 employees, affiliated physicians and volunteers; top hospitals—Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial in Fountain Valley and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills; MemorialCare Medical Group; Greater Newport Physicians; Seaside Health Plan; and ambulatory surgery, imaging, outpatient, dialysis and urgent care centers. Included among accolades achieved by its entities are Best U.S. Health Care Systems, 10 Largest U.S. Children's Hospitals, Top 50 Hospitals, Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals, Best Places to Work and more. Visit www.memorialcare.org.