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Andrew William Deems, American health facility administrator. Recipient W. Glenn Ebersole award Hospital Forum Magazine, 1972.


Deems, Andrew William was born on September 19, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Son of Ralph Francis and Ruth Frances (Pfister) Deems.


Bachelor with honors, Occidental College, 1968;Master in Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1972.


Assistant administrator, Merle West Medical Center, Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1972-1977;assistant administrator, Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, 1977-1979;executive vice president, Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, 1979-1984;executive vice president, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, 1984-1988;president, chief Executive officer, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, 1988-1992;president, Chief Executive Officer, Palomar Pomerado Health System, Escondido, California, since 1992. President San Francisco Section Hospital Council, 1990-1992, West Bay Hospital Conference,1990-1992. Board director Hospital Council Northern and Center California, 1990-1992.


Board of directors United Way, since 1993, Hospital Council San Diego and Imperial Counties, since 1993. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1968-1969. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives.

Member California Association Hospsp. and Health Systems (board directors), West Bay Hospital Conference (president, board directors 1990-1992), Hospital Council Northern and Control California (board directors 1990-1992), Hospital Council San Diego and Imperial Counties (board directors since 1993).


Married Glenda Jean Wyma, April 6, 1968. Children: Leslie, Matthew.