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El Camino Health Welcomes Tracey Lewis Taylor as New Chief Operating Officer

El Camino Health Welcomes Tracey Lewis Taylor as New Chief Operating Officer

Mountain View, CA – El Camino Health is pleased to welcome Tracey Lewis Taylor as the new chief operating officer (COO). Her first day was Monday, May 20.

"We're thrilled to add someone with Tracey’s operational experience and leadership skills to our organization," said Dan Woods, chief executive officer at El Camino Health. "Tracey is a visionary with an outstanding track record as a hospital executive. She will play a vital role in advancing our services and strengthening our commitment and efforts to delivering exceptional care to our patients."

As COO, Taylor will provide leadership and oversight of hospital operational and functional areas including all clinical inpatient areas, nursing, facilities, patient experience, pharmacy, and all support and ancillary services. She will also lead initiatives across the enterprise to achieve cultural and operations excellence by improving outcomes and efficiencies, while increasing patient satisfaction.

"El Camino Health has an outstanding reputation and a strong foundation of support from the communities it serves," said Taylor. "This is an organization with a deep commitment to raising the bar in delivering patient care. I look forward to working with an exceptional team of leaders and innovators and helping to build upon the health system’s successes."

Prior to joining El Camino Health, Taylor served as chief operating officer at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley. During her tenure, Tracey was responsible for the establishment and execution of the organization’s five-year strategic plan as well as the annual operational plan. She was also responsible for providing strategic leadership and management for all hospital operations including human resources and nursing operations. Previously, Taylor held several leadership roles with New York Presbyterian Hospital including vice president of operations.

Taylor earned a Master of Public Health in Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Emory University in Atlanta. She is also board certified as a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and Taylor is the recipient of the 2021 ACHE Regents Award from the California Association of Healthcare Leaders.

About El Camino Health

El Camino Health has served the communities of Silicon Valley and the South Bay for more than 60 years, with nationally recognized physicians and nurses at two not-for-profit acute care hospitals in Los Gatos and Mountain View, and primary care, multi-specialty care, and urgent care locations across the region. El Camino Health is dedicated to giving patients high-quality care utilizing the most advanced technology and research. As your healthcare partner of choice, we focus on keeping you healthy and getting you back on your feet when you need it, so you can live your best life.

Aside from achieving outstanding patient outcomes, the hospitals have earned numerous awards for clinical excellence, including being named one of the World’s Best Hospitals 2024 by Newsweek, one of the Best Hospitals for Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report, one of America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades and becoming the San Francisco Bay Area’s first Magnet hospital, earning four consecutive designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence.

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