(December 20, 2016) – Jeanne Connelly has been named the executive director of Physician Services for Halifax Health.
Connelly has more than 15 years executive leadership experience encompassing hospital-residency programs and community-based practices including family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, plastic surgery, orthopedics, occupational medicine, rheumatology, psychiatry, pain management, podiatry, chiropractic, physical/occupational therapy, and dental.
She was previously with 3B Orthopaedics at Aria Health in Langhorne, Pennsylvania where she served as vice president of operations as well as chairman of the Governance Committee, reporting directly to the board of directors. In her role, she provided both strategic and operational oversight for a nationally recognized orthopedic practice, covering three hospital campuses including a Level II trauma center, four office locations, and a staff of more than 150 employees.
Prior to joining Aria Health, she served in several leadership roles including vice president of clinical operations for OAA Orthopaedic Specialists in Allentown, Pennsylvania; director of clinical operations for Pocono Healthcare Management in East Stroudburg, Pennsylvania; and regional manager of St. Luke’s Physician Group, covering a five-county area in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware and a Master of Business Administration from DeSales University in Pennsylvania. She is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives as well as a certified coder.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.