Kevin J. Slavin, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, will serve as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA). His appointment, and that of other Board officers and members, was announced at the organization’s 97th Annual Meeting held January 29, 2016. The NJHA is a not-for-profit trade association that helps hospitals and other healthcare providers deliver quality, accessible and affordable healthcare.
“It is an honor to serve as an officer of the New Jersey Hospital Association Board of Trustees during such a pivotal time in our state’s – and the nation’s – healthcare industry,” said Mr. Slavin. “The NJHA is a healthcare-focused collaborative organization that positively impacts the lives of people across New Jersey.”
A highly-respected healthcare industry leader, Mr. Slavin has served as a Trustee of the New Jersey Hospital Association since 2013. Most recently, he chaired the NJHA Property Tax Task Force (2015-16) in the development of a mutually beneficial resolution that defined the community service contributions provided to host municipalities by New Jersey’s not-for-profit hospitals.
Mr. Slavin, recognized as #34 on the prestigious NJBIZ 2015 Power 50 Health Care List, is a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Trustee and Immediate Past Chairman of the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey (2005-present) and has held a variety of legislative appointments to healthcare boards, commissions and task forces. He is a Seton Associate of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.
Mr. Slavin took the reins of 1,000-bed St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, New Jersey’s premier Catholic healthcare system and the largest employer in Passaic County, in late 2014. Prior to leading St. Joseph’s, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer at East Orange General Hospital, Essex County. Previously he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, Passaic County; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at St. Clare’s Health System, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice President for Ambulatory Care at St. Clare’s Hospital, Morris County.
A native of Trenton, Mr. Slavin is a resident of Hackettstown, New Jersey.
February 2, 2016