Embracing a passion for health system transformation, Ann Ford is an astute relationship-builder and results-driven senior leader who firmly believes that partnerships and collaboration drive innovation, strengthen patient care and improve access to services. In her role at Osler, Ann actively leads and promotes strategic initiatives that reach across the continuum of care and focus on improving health system capacity.
Ann works closely with multiple stakeholders including provincial and municipal governments, academic institutions, community health services partners, peer hospitals, patients, caregivers and clinical teams to develop, implement and support the transformational initiatives that enable Osler to provide the best possible care to its community. She also leads Osler’s facility operations and redevelopment teams with a focus on providing safe health environments, as well as planning for the upgraded or new infrastructure that will best serve Osler’s patients now and into the future.
Ann holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Colorado State University and a Master of Science, Health Administration from the University of Colorado. She maintains membership in numerous professional societies including the Canadian College of Health Leaders and the American College of Health Executives. She is also a member of the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Services Board of Directors, serving as its Governance Committee Chair.
- Company:William Osler Health System
- Short Bio:Executive Vice President, William Osler Health System
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