Good Samaritan Hospital Executive Elected Chair of State Emergency Medical Services Board
DAYTON, OHIO, March 1, 2012 The State Board of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently selected Craig Self, vice president of Business Development and Strategic Planning for Premier Health at Good Samaritan Hospital, as its new board chair. During his two-year term, Mr. Self will lead this governor-appointed 20-member board representing diverse facets of emergency medical services from across Ohio. The board is dedicated to providing a comprehensive EMS system to ensure that persons incurring medical and trauma emergencies receive prompt and appropriate emergency medical care from properly trained and certified personnel. Mr. Self was first appointed to the board in 2008 as the representative of the Ohio Hospital Association.
In his role at Premier Health, Mr. Self is responsible for development, implementation and effective execution of growth initiatives, physician alignment, community relations and strategic initiatives for the organization’s northern market. He has over 20 years of health care experience in hospital operations, medical staff and board relations, financial management, strategic planning, physician recruitment, and physician practice development.
Mr. Self has an associate degree in Emergency Medical Services and received his bachelor’s degree in Health Administration and master’s in Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. He has been a paramedic for over twenty years with work experience in various EMS systems. He is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as the Regent for the American College of Healthcare for southern Ohio. He also actively volunteers locally within the Miami Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America and with the Dayton area American Heart Association.
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