Methodist Mansfield Medical Center's Marcus Jackson Chosen for Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Program

news articleMarcus Jackson, RRT, FACHE, Director of Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory Services at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center has been selected to participate in the highly competitive Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Program. Mr. Jackson joins 24 other healthcare leaders in Texas for a year-long study in becoming effective health care advocates for Texas Hospitals and developing in-depth knowledge on health care integration.

Marcus Jackson is a 21-year veteran of the health care industry and part of the original leadership team at Methodist Mansfield which opened in 2006. He is responsible for Respiratory Therapy, Cath Lab and Non-Invasive Cardiology with more than 50 staff members at the 168-bed acute care hospital. He also chairs the hospital’s leadership development steering committee and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2014 he chaired the hospital system’s employee giving campaign raising $482,251 for the Methodist Foundation and United Way agencies, an 18 percent increase from the previous year.

The THA Leadership Fellows program is designed to grow leaders and equip them to lead community health policy discussions, guide integrations of the latest trends in health care strategy and create an environment that enables the best possible patient care outcomes. Curriculum includes presentations from a diverse group of health care experts with varying perspectives as well as open, active dialogue and debate.

“Methodist Health System is proud of the role we play in serving the health care needs of our communities and we are always proactively looking for ways to improve quality, safety, and outcomes for our patients as well as offer opportunities for our leaders to grow,” says Methodist EVP/chief operation officer Pam Stoyanoff. “We are pleased to have Marcus representing Methodist in THA’s Fellows program and are looking forward to having him share his learning’s throughout our healthcare system.”

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Dallas-based Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated health care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Eight hospitals and 27 Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in America, Methodist continues to add facilities and services to enhance patient care along the entire continuum. Additional information is available at MethodistHealthSystem.org. Connect through Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

About THA

Founded in 1930, the Texas Hospital Association is the leadership organization and principal advocate for the state’s hospitals and health care systems. Based in Austin, THA enhances its members’ abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Texans. One of the largest hospital associations in the country, THA represents 452 of the state’s non-federal general and specialty hospitals and health care systems, which employ some 369,000 health care professionals statewide. Learn more about THA at www.tha.org or follow THA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/texashospitals.

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