Our mission is to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Lake County and neighboring communities in partnership with those who share a commitment to local access, healing with compassion and superior quality.
Lake Health, in partnership with its medical staff, will be the first choice for superior care close to home. Together, we will coordinate a lifetime of health care which patients and families experience as warm, responsive and state of the art. Our organization and culture will produce the best opportunities to practice and work.
- RESPECT: We believe in treating everyone in a dignified and caring manner.
- INNOVATION: We believe that the pursuit of creative ideas leads to improvements that build a better future.
- TEAMWORK: We believe that working together and communicating effectively help us achieve shared goals.
- STEWARDSHIP: We believe that the wise use of our resources today assures our ability to continue our mission tomorrow.
- INTEGRITY: We believe that our words and actions need to be in harmony to build trusting relationships.
New Lake County Memorial Hospital-East opens with 141 beds.
Lake County Memorial Hospital-West opens in Willoughby with 185 beds.
Lake County Memorial Hospitals become Lake Hospital System (LHS), a private, not-for-profit entity.
Mentor Campus opens.
StealthStation is installed to allow for brain and spinal cord surgery.
LHS partners with University Hospitals on Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center (now called Lake Health/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center), bringing state-of-the-art cancer care to Lake County; Madison Campus moves to a new, expanded facility; LHS partners with Cleveland Clinic to bring open-heart surgery to LakeWest Hospital; LakeWest Hospital unveils luxurious Family Birthing Center; Mentor Surgery Center is established through a joint venture with physicians.
PET scanner comes to Mentor Campus.
LakeWest ORs are expanded and renovated.
Monitored Care Unit opens at LakeWest, featuring all private rooms.
Chardon Campus opens; LHS acquires Laurelwood Hospital.
Physician Office Pavilion opens at LakeWest.
LHS expands Madison Campus, adding physician office space; first phase in electronic medical record (EMR) system goes live.
New Willowick Campus opens, replacing the former walk-in care facility and adding services; Integrated Medicine program is introduced; Wound Care Center opens at LakeWest.
Lake Hospital System changes its name to Lake Health, emphasizing its commitment to health and wellness; TriPoint Medical Center opens on October 21; Lake Health earns Stroke Center certification, Chest Pain Center designation and Urgent Care Center certification.
Lake Health opens a comprehensive Balance Center.
Lake Health completes the free standing ER at the Madison Campus.
Lake Health/University Seidman Cancer Center is recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program.
Lake Health opens the Bariatric Surgery Center.
Lake Health adds robot-assisted surgery; introduces its patient portal; adds the Geriatric Assessment Program (GAP); adds 3D mammography; Lake Health Physician Group introduces a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care; Lake Health Foundation introduces the Wellness Walk, a nature trail open to the public on the TriPoint campus.
Lake Health opens retail pharmacies at TriPoint Medical Center and West Medical Center; offers online check-in for walk-in care.
SOM Center Campus opens, offering access to primary care, physician specialists and diagnostics; Lake Health brings back house calls, providing in-home medical visits to patients who are housebound.
Lake Health opens the Continuing Care Campus in Concord Township, which includes the Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation and the Center for Geriatric Psychiatry; Lake Health Physician Group is selected by Studer Group as one of its 2017 Excellence in Patient Care award-winning organizations; the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Treatment Center is designated a Center of Excellence by Healogics, the nation’s leading wound care management company; the Perrico Health Campus opens in Mentor, providing OB/GYN and internal medicine providers, physical therapy, lab and imaging.
The Brunner Sanden Deitrick Wellness Campus opens, housing the medically based LiveHealthy fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, three pools and more; urgent care; integrative medicine providers and services; family practitioners; physical therapy with warm-water therapy; sports medicine; lab; x-ray; and an open MRI.
Lake Health opens Beachwood Medical Center, a state-of-the-art, 69,800 square foot, full-service acute care hospital specializing in orthopedics, urology, spine, general surgery and pain management, created in partnership with a group of over 20 local independent physicians; establishes the Lake Health Cancer Prevention Center to test for hereditary cancer risk and provide personalized plans for early cancer detection and prevention; offers a new way to access care through virtual medicine with Online Quick Care.
Lake Health joins the University Hospitals health system.
Thomas P. Jubeck
Brett S. Himes
Adam J. Sanden
Dawn M. Gubanc-Anderson, MSN, RN, DNP
Eric Beck, DO, MPH
Chief Operating Officer
Valda Clark Christian, JD
Chief Compliance Officer
Paul Hinchey, MD, MBA
President, UH Community Delivery Network
Lisa Klammer, Esq.
Michael E. Mayher
Raymond J. Paganini
Chetan P. Patel, MD
Raymond E. Sines
David A. Steiger, MD
Paul Tait, MBA
Chief Strategic Planning Officer
Keith E. Ziegler
Cynthia Moore-Hardy, FACHE
John Baniewicz, MD
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Bill Osterman, RN
Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President, Acute Care Services
Mark A. Flash
Executive Director, Lake Health Foundation
Vice President, Marketing & Government Affairs
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Finance
Valarie Kovacic-Mauer, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR
Vice President, Perioperative Services
Vice President, Information Technologies & Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Clinical Services
Tinu Tadese, MD
Vice President, Clinical Informatics
Joyce Taylor, RN, MBA, CPHQ
Chief Quality Officer & Vice President, Quality
Chris Truax, FACHE
Chief Administrative Officer Beachwood Medical Center
Vice President, Lake Health Physician Group
Vice President, Support Services
Philip Brzozowski, MD
Gary Kaplan, MD
Mark D. Schrode, DO
Secretary & Treasurer