NEW ORLEANS – Beth Walker, Chief Operating Officer of Ochsner Medical Center, was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s 2013 “Up & Comers” list. Only 12 people in the country were named to this list which honors rising young stars in the healthcare management field.
Walker began her career at Ochsner in 2002 as an administrative fellow. Over the past 11 years, she has served in various roles, from manager of internal medicine to vice president of operations for women’s and children’s services
“I am extremely honored to be named to such a prestigious list,” said Walker.
Walker is profiled in the September 23, 2013 issue of Modern Healthcare and on ModernHealthcare.com. The list features men and women under age 40 who have made significant contributions in healthcare administration, management or policy.
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by nine hospitals, both owned and managed, and more than 40 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 17 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across eight specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 14,000 employees, over 900 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.