President and CEO Georgia Fojtasek of Henry Ford Allegiance Health announced her plans to retire after nearly 30 years of service.
Fojtasek plans to remain fully engaged and continue leading the organization well into 2019, when her successor is selected by the Henry Ford Allegiance Health Board of Trustees, in collaboration with Henry Ford Health System.
Under Fojtasek’s leadership as president and CEO, Henry Ford Allegiance Health celebrated a number of key milestones. Cardiac surgery was brought to Jackson and cancer care services expanded. The health system pioneered new models of improving population health through the formation of Jackson Health Network and the Health Improvement Organization. In 2016, then Allegiance Health joined Henry Ford Health System and since has expanded to all private rooms with the opening of a new patient tower as well as celebrated 100 years of service to the community.
Henry Ford Health System is a six-hospital system headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. It is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, recognized for clinical excellence and innovation. Henry Ford Allegiance Health is a 475-bed health system in Jackson, Michigan.