President and CEO Announced for HF West Bloomfield Hospital

October 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WEST BLOOMFIELD - Lynn Torossian, president of Harper Hutzel Hospital and a senior vice president of the Detroit Medical Center, has been appointed president & CEO of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

She will join Henry Ford Health System effective Dec. 9.

Torossian is a seasoned health care professional with 25 years of experience with Oakwood Healthcare and Detroit Medical Center (DMC). During her tenure with DMC, she also served in multiple leadership roles at Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, including president.

“Throughout her career, Lynn has demonstrated the ability to develop excellent relationships with key stakeholders, provide strategic direction that best meets the needs of patients and build strong teams,” says Bob Riney, president and chief operating officer of Henry Ford Health System. “Her experience in the health care industry, and in the market that Henry Ford West Bloomfield serves, will be a great asset to our health system.”

At Huron Valley Sinai, Torossian provided executive leadership for the 153-bed acute care facility with $170 million net annual operating revenue, including strategic planning, business development, physician recruitment and hospital operations. Among her many accomplishments, Torossian has led a successful physician recruitment and retention initiative, increased employee and physician engagement scores and completed several major expansion projects, including a new medical office building.

Torossian holds a bachelor's degree in business from Eastern Michigan University and is a certified public accountant. She is board-certified in health care management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Walsh Business College.

Torossian is active in the community and most recently served on multiple committees of the United Way for Southeast Michigan and on the Board of the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce.

She replaces Gerard van Grinsven who resigned earlier this year to become president and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inc.

About Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, part of the Henry Ford Health System, is a 191-bed LEED silver-certified hospital and community center for well-being. Opened in 2009, the hospital is staffed by the Henry Ford Physician Network. Visitors discover a health care experience unlike any other, offering the latest in medicine, technology and patient safety, integrated with wellness and prevention programs. Specialties include bariatric surgery, cardiology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, women’s health, and treatment for prostate, breast and lung cancers. Additional services include complementary medicine in Vita Wellness Center, a healthy food culture, cooking classes for the community in the Demonstration Kitchen, and a healing arts program. For more information, go to henryfordwestbloomfield.com

EDITOR’S NOTE: Lynn Torossian is a resident of Milford.