Saint Joseph Mercy hires Benjamin Miles as president of Chelsea hospital


Saint Joseph Mercy Health System announced Monday the hiring of Benjamin Miles as president of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital.

Miles succeeds Nancy Graebner-Sundling, who retired from the Trinity Health joint venture last week after 10 years in the role. Miles joins the health system on April 18.

He most recently served as president of health plan services and chief advocacy officer for Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Ind. Prior to joining Parkview, Miles served as CEO of Select Specialty Hospital in Taylor and spent nearly nine years at Ascension Michigan, formerly St. John Providence Health System, in various management roles including director of physician practice management.

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“Ben has a proven reputation as a results-oriented healthcare leader, bringing expertise in strategy, operations, process improvement, project management and finance,” Shannon Striebich, senior vice president of operations at Trinity Health Michigan, said in a news release. “He is an articulate, effective communicator able to clearly translate complex concepts, which will help to strengthen understanding and alignment throughout our Chelsea hospital.”

Miles earned an MBA from Walsh College and a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

This story first appeared in our sister publication, Crain’s Detroit Business.



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