Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) and Seton Medical Center recently announced that John Ferrelli has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Seton Medical Center.
Mr. Ferrelli, 58, will be responsible for the operations of both Seton Medical Center, located in Daly City, CA and Seton Coastside, located in Moss Beach, CA. Effective immediately, he will replace Joanne Allen, who will be retiring after a successful 19-year career with DCHS. Her last day will be September 18, 2015.
Mr. Ferrelli has more than 25 years of leadership experience encompassing hospital systems, acute care, long-term acute care, and ambulatory centers, primarily in California. Most recently, he served as Chief Administrative Officer at USC Norris Cancer Hospital in Los Angeles.
Mr. Ferrelli’s operational and financial experience includes successful years serving as Corporate Chief Operating Officer and in other leadership roles for Avanti Hospitals, based in El Segundo, CA. Prior to Avanti, he served as President and CEO for JFK Medical Center in Indio, CA, a member of Tenet Healthcare. While there, Mr. Ferrelli’s diligent focus on patient care ultimately led to JFK Medical Center achieving the second highest quality ranking in the 81-hospital Tenet system.