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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Names New Chief Financial Officer
St. Petersburg, Fla. – February 2, 2018 – After an extensive national search for a vice president, chief financial officer, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital named Chris Whitby to the role. Whitby joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 2016 as senior director of finance and also served as interim CFO since fall 2017.
“Chris has already made great contributions as a new leader, guiding and providing oversight for our 10 year financial plan,” said Jonathan Ellen, M.D., president and vice dean at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. “In his new role, he will continue to guide our financial planning, as well as have oversight responsibility for the revenue cycle, financial reporting, managed care contracting, decision support, reimbursement, treasury and taxation.”
Whitby has more than a decade of financial experience, serving in roles at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has also worked in pharmaceutical research as a laboratory technician for Prevalere Life Sciences in Whitesboro, New York. Whitby completed his B.S. in accountancy at University of Maryland.
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital, ranked as a U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital, stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org.