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Together Health Network Announces New Board Member

Dr. Gary Druskovich M.D., M.B.A., Chief Physician Officer, Borgess Health accepts appointment to Together Health Network’s Board of Directors  

Southfield, MI – March 5, 2018, Together Health Network (http://www.togetherhealthnetwork.org) announces the appointment of Dr. Gary Druskovich as the organization’s new Board of Directors/vice chairman. Dr. Druskovich is an anesthesiologist who was in private group practice for 27 years. He then became the clinical leader for both hospital and ambulatory physicians at Borgess Health. As clinical leader at Borgess Health, Dr. Druskovich serves in dyad relationships with the Chief Nurse Executive at Borgess Medical Center and with the Administrative President of West Michigan Ascension Medical Group. After graduating from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Dr. Druskovich completed his residency at the University of Michigan. He recently completed his Master’s of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Druskovich served nine years on the Board of Directors of Borgess Health and is passionate about Ascension Health’s mission to serve the poor and vulnerable.

“Gary is yet another respected physician and health industry visionary to join our talented Board of Directors,” said President and CEO of Together Health Network, Scott Eathorne, MD. “Dr. Druskovich’s appointment strengthens Together Health Network’s West Michigan ties. His strategic and medical expertise will play an important role in Together Health Network’s long-range planning. His passionate commitment to our organization’s continued growth is an unbelievable asset in helping us reshape the future of health and care in Michigan.”

About Ascension Michigan 
Borgess is a part of Ascension.  In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 26,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided almost $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2017. Serving Michigan for over 140 years, Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

About Together Health Network

Together Health Network’s objective is to improve both health and care for Michigan residents by facilitating relationships within its network of physician organizations, health systems, insurers, patients, and health providers. At the core of Together Health Network’s culture are clinicians connected by a common purpose and meaning; they lead with a team-based care approach, which is based on a shared commitment and vision of positive outcomes. It is estimated that 75% of Michigan residents are within 20 minutes of one of the network’s 30 hospitals and thousands of ambulatory centers and physician offices. For more information, visit .