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George Herbert Schmitt

George Herbert Schmitt, American Hospital executive. Board of directors, past vice-chairman Joint Commision on Accreditation of Healthcare Orgns.; founding board directors American Healthcare Systems, Holy Cross Health Systems; past Chairman, Board Of Directors Meritcare Inc. Member American Hospital Association (past board member). M C.

Background

Schmitt, George Herbert was born on December 16, 1939 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Herbert S. and Regina T. (King) Schmitt.

Education

AB, Cardinal Glennon College, St. Louis, 1961;postgraduate, Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, 1961-1963;Master of Health Administration, University of Minnesota, 1967;Doctor of Science (honorary), Maryville College, 1978.

Career

General accountant, Ameron Corporation, St. Louis, 1965-1966;assistant director, Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, 1966-1968;associate administrator, director planning and development, St. Joseph Infirmary, Louisville, 1968-1970;executive director, St. Joseph Infirmary, Louisville, 1970-1974;president, chief Executive officer, Forbes Health System, Pittsburgh, 1974-1988;president, chief Executive officer, Main Line Health, Inc., Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1988-1991;president, chief Executive officer, George H. Schmitt & Associations, Health Sector Advisors, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1991-1992;president, chief Executive officer, F-O-R-T-U-N-E Cons. of Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1992-1993;senior vice president, California Healthcare System, Inc., San Francisco, 1993-1996;president, Chief Executive Officer, BW Health LLC, Columbia, Maryland., since 1996.

Membership

Board of directors, past vice-chairman Joint Commision on Accreditation of Healthcare Orgns. Founding board directors American Healthcare Systems, Holy Cross Health Systems. Past Chairman, Board Of Directors Meritcare Inc.

Member American Hospital Association (past board member). M C.

Connections

Married Sue Ann Klein, January 29, 1966. Children: George Michael, Kristin Sue (deceased), Joseph Christopher, Susanne Nicole, Elizabeth Theresa.