Department of Public Affairs -- 8900 Van Wyck Expressway Jamaica, New York 11418
For Immediate Release
Name: Xavia Malcolm
Bruce J. Flanz Appointed President & CEO of MediSys Health Network and Jamaica Hospital Medical Cent
<br>Sims & Associates, Inc.
<br>Vice President Public Affairs
<br>MediSys Health Network
<br>March 14, 2011--Jamaica, NY—The boards of MediSys Health Network and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center today unanimously voted to appoint Bruce J. Flanz President and Chief Executive Officer of both organizations.
<br>Mr. Flanz, 59, joined Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in 1975 from Montefiore Medical Center. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 1980, and has played a key role in establishing Jamaica Hospital as a leader in its market. He also served as a leading member of the team that established MediSys Health Network.
<br>Mr. Flanz was awarded the Hospital Association of New York State (HANYS) Distinguished Service Award in 2006, and he currently serves as the chair of HANYS Emergency Preparedness Task Force. He has served on the American Hospital Association’s Coverage and Access Task Force.
<br>Mr. Flanz received a Master’s of Business Administration Degree in Health Care Administration from Baruch College and The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from The State University of New York at Oneonta.
<br>MediSys is a not-for-profit corporation that is the sponsor of Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Peninsula Hospital Center, three nursing homes and a network of neighborhood family care centers.