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Charles Edward Housley

Charles Edward Housley, American hospital system executive. Licensure Nursing Home, Ohio. Recipient Appreciation award Columbus Police Department, 1971, Certified Appreciation United Way Campaign, 1972, Monsignor Griffin award Literature Ohio Hospital Association, 1975, Health Industry Manufacturers Association award, 1976, commendation Ohio House Representatives, 1984, Outstanding Preceptor award Xavier University, 1985.


  • Housley, Charles Edward was born on March 29, 1939 in LaFollette, Tenn. Son of John R. and Hazel Helen (Byrd) Housley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1964. Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration, Xavier University, 1967. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1971.

      Postgraduate, Western Colorado University, 1979.


    • Assistant administrator East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville, 1964-1966. Administrative resident St. Anthony Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1966-1967, assistant administrator, 1967-1969. Chief operating officer St. Anthony Medical Center, 1969-1984, president, chief executive officer, 1984-1987, president, chairman board, 1987-1989.

      Executive consultant Health System, Inc., Brooklyn, 1989-1990. President, chief executive officer Michigan Health Care Corporation, Detroit, since 1990, trustee, since 1993. Lecturer health care administration Ohio State University.

      Instructor health care administration Central Michigan State University. Preceptor Xavier University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Arizona State University, Washington University, University Cincinnati, University Alabama Birmingham. Adjunct instructor hospital health services administration Xavier University, Cincinnati.

      Assistant professor Meharry Medical College, Nashville. Adjunct assistant professor hospital health services administration Ohio State University. President MedOne, Inc., Columbus, 1987-1989.

      President, chief executive officer Franciscan Health System of Central Ohio, Columbus, 1987-1989, Physician Services Corporation, Detroit, since 1990, trustee since 1991, Foundation Michigan Health Care Corporation, Detroit, since 1990, Montgomery Hospital, Westland, Michigan, since 1990, Young Adult Division, Child and Adolescent Division Aurora Corporation, Detroit, since 1990, Adult Mental Health Division, Medical/Surgical Division Michigan Health Center, Detroit, since 1990. Member Greater Detroit Area Health Council, Inc., Commission Urban Health. Chairman Health Administrators Council, 1986-1987.

      Member task force environmental health concerns health care facilities, Ohio Department Health, 1975. Trustee St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Dayton, 1988, Ohio Cancer Research Associates, 1983. Member finance committee Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, Health System, Inc., Brooklyn, 1988, chairman planning committee, 1987-1988.

      Trustee Franciscan Health Services, Inc., Cincinnati, 1986, 87, 88. Trustee Hospital Choice Health Plan, 1987, 88. Founder, president board directors Gall Bladder Lithotripter Consortium Central Ohio.

      Founder, vice chairman board Helicoptor Consortium Central Ohio.

    Major achievements

    • Licensure Nursing Home, Ohio.


    • Author: Hospital Materiel Management, 1978, The Aspen Hospital Purchasing Price Index, Strategies in Hospital Materiel Management, 1983, Controlling Hospital Supply Inventories, Hospital Purchasing: Focus on Effectiveness, Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Hospital Price Comparison, Product Standardization and Evaluation, 1986. Edition advisory board Hospital Topics, Hospital Purchasing Management, The Health Care Supervisor. Editor Hospital Materiel Management Quarterly.

      Contributor over 125 articles to health care journals.


    Chairman Franklin County Administrators Council, 1985-1986, vice chairman shared services committee. Member advisory board Columbus Neighborhood Health Center, Franklin University School Baccalaureate Nursing, 1981, 82, 83, career development advisory committee Columbus Public Schools, 1981-1982, 82-83. Trustee United Way Franklin County, Columbus, 1987, 88, Health Matrix Organization, 1987, 88, Geriatric Service Organization Heritage Village, 1986, 87, 88.

    Board directors Arts at Heritage Village, 1988. Member Big Brothers Association. Trustee St. Vincent's Children's Center, 1980, Isabelle Ridgway Home for Aged.

    Chairman United Way campaign, hospitals, 1973. Chairman hospital division Community Health Fair, 1974. Fellow American College Health Care Executives, College Osteopathic Healthcare Executives.

    Member American Hospital Association (Hospital Management Systems Society), American Public Health Association, Michigan Hospital Association (chairman service corporation committee 1991-1993, task force membership services 1992-1993), American Osteopathic Hospital Association (finance committee since 1993), Southeast Michigan Hospital Council, Inc. (trustee, committee hospital/physician relations), Ohio Hospital Association (plan & maintenance panel, purchasing panel, secretary central district council, chairman materiel management committee 1975, 76, 77), Catholic Hospital Association, National Management Association, Columbus Academy Medicine (courtesy), Young Administrators Colloquium Central Ohio (past president, founder), Association University Programs Health Adminstrn, American College Hospital Administrators (chairman credentials committee 1980, committee credentials fellowship division B 1978-1980), Columbus Chamber of C. (fire prevention committee), Kiwanis (trustee 1975-1977, chairman drug alert committee), Central Ohio Basketball Officials Association (president 1985-1986), Rotary (Detroit).



    Collecting coins, gardening, tennis, jogging, toy railroading.


    • Married Mary Jo Van Heyde, June 30, 1984. Children: Jon Joseph, Molly Marie, Caitlin Elizabeth.
    • father: John R. Housley
    • mother: Hazel Helen (Byrd) Housley
    • spouse: Mary Jo Van Heyde
    • children: Jon Joseph Housley
    • Molly Marie Housley
    • Caitlin Elizabeth Housley
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    Born March 29, 1939