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Our Leadership Team

CEO Paul Beaupre, MDPaul Beaupré MD, Chief Executive Officer

Years of working as an anesthesiologist prepared Paul Beaupré perhaps better than anything to become the CEO of San Jose’s Good Samaritan Hospital. In a profession that requires being on call day or night, Beaupré spent 22 years practically living at the hospital.

After extensive leadership service on the Medical Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital—including election as Chief of Staff—Dr. Beaupré joined the senior leadership team of the hospital as Vice-President of Medical Affairs in 2004. In January 2010, he took the helm as CEO, succeeding the retiring Bill Piché.

Jordan Herget, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer Jordan Herget, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer

Jordan Herget joined HCA in 1999 after beginning his healthcare career as a Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young. From a foundation in finance and managed care, Mr. Herget forayed into hospital operations as Associate Administrator and then COO of Alaska Regional Hospital.

He was COO at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and then CEO at OU Medical Center-Edmond where he successfully led a complex and sometimes contentious merger of two medical staffs and governance structure. His experience includes significant capital investment, program alignment and development, management of union environments, and improved patient satisfaction.

Mr. Herget is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Master of Health Science (Health Finance and Management) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Lana Arad, Chief Financial Officer Lana Arad, Chief Financial Officer

Lana Arad is an example of HCA’s development of young professionals along maturing and demanding career paths. From her initial employment at Plantation General Hospital as Senior Account / Decision Support Analyst, Ms. Arad’s HCA performance in increasingly complex environments has demonstrated her financial acumen and partnership aptitude across the organization. Ms. Arad has been part of HCA since 1996.

She has served as Senior Financial Analyst in the East Florida Division, Controller at JFK Medical Center, Division Controller in the Far West Division, CFO at Mountain View Hospital, and CFO at Sunrise Hospital.

A graduate of Nova Southeastern University with an MBA (Finance Concentration) from University of South Florida.

Darina Kavanagh, CNODarina Kavanagh, RN, Chief Nursing Officer

Darina Kavanagh, MS, RN, CPHQ, was appointed chief nursing officer of Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose in November 2012 after serving most recently as CNO for Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Previously, Ms. Kavanagh was associate chief nurse officer at San Jose Medical Center in San Jose, CA; assistant director of nursing at Princess Grace Hospital in London; and held nursing staff positions at New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA, and St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Ireland. Ms. Kavanagh earned her R.N. at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland and her Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management at the Royal College of Nursing, London, U.K. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from San Jose State University and was honored as a San Jose State University Outstanding Alumna in 2007.

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