Vice President of Physician Network Development and Management Announced

For Release: January 04, 2011

PALO ALTO, Calif.  Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has announced the appointment of Kim Roberts as Vice President of Physician Network Development and Management.

“I have followed the growth of Packard Children’s for many years and am proud to be a part of such a forward-thinking organization,” said Roberts. “It’s a hospital known for an innovative and leading-edge approach to child and obstetric health.” In her new role, Roberts will direct the development of a growing network of community physicians. “This is an exciting time,” added Roberts, “especially since Packard is so well-positioned to address the child and obstetric health needs of our communities.

Roberts brings a wealth of experience to the Packard team. Previously, she was Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of the Santa Clara Valley Hospital and Health Care System, where she was responsible for a $1.6 billing healthcare system that included the 574-bed Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, clinics that provided over 800,000 visits each year, a 300-physician medical group, an 80,000-member health plan, and also the county mental and public health departments.  Before joining SCVHHS, Roberts was the Chief Financial Officer at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center.

“Kim is an exceptional leader. I am delighted that she is joining our executive team,” said Christopher Dawes, president and chief executive officer. “Together with Kim’s leadership, Packard Children’s can continue moving forward to provide superior care and service to children and pregnant women throughout our region.


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