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Company Overview of BJC Health System, Inc.

Company Overview

BJC Health System, Inc., doing business as BJC HealthCare, operates as a nonprofit healthcare organization. It offers medical services, such as cancer care, diabetes, digestive health, heart care, neuroservices, orthopedics, pediatric, respiratory care, and women’s health services; substance abuse testing, injury treatment, physical exams, rehabilitation, ergonomics, wellness, health on-site, and physical medicine and rehabilitation; and accountable care organization services. The company also provides behavioral health services, including psychiatric medication; individual, group, and family therapy; in-home services, including intensive CPR services; clinical case management; integrated an...

4901 Forest Park Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63108

United States

Founded in 1993





Key Executives for BJC Health System, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

BJC Health System, Inc. Key Developments

BJC Healthcare and Washington University School of Medicine Establish Health Systems Innovation Lab

BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine are partnering to launch the Health Systems Innovation Lab, an effort aimed at developing innovative ways to deliver care and improve people's health. Cross-disciplinary in nature, the lab will bring together clinicians, patients, researchers, public health experts and private industry to find solutions to problems that prevent patients from receiving optimal care. BJC HealthCare will provide $20 million over the next 10 years to support the lab. Among the lab's goals are investigating how new technology can best be used, and determining how to streamline care to make it more efficient. The lab's 14-member governing board will be chaired by David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of Washington University School of Medicine, and by Steve Lipstein, CEO of BJC HealthCare. Washington University and BJC HealthCare have chosen Thomas M. Maddox, MD, to lead the lab. A search committee selected Maddox because of his background as the national director for the Veterans Affairs Health System's Clinical Assessment, Reporting and Tracking Cardiac Quality Program, which oversees quality, safety and value for all 79 cardiac catheterization laboratories in the VA health-care system, and his research expertise in cardiology. The lab's partners will include the BJC HealthCare Center for Clinical Excellence and Washington University's Center for Biomedical Informatics, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and the Institute for Public Health.

Bjc Healthcare Appoints Jerry Fox Jr. to Serve as New Chief Information Officer

BJC HealthCare has appointed Jerry Fox Jr. to serve as its new chief information officer. Fox will join BJC June 1 from his current role as global chief information officer for Rockwell Automation. He succeeds David Weiss, who is retiring in June after 27 years with BJC and 22 years as the health system's CIO. Prior to Rockwell, Fox held technology leadership positions at Dana Corp. in Toledo, Ohio, and Cardinal Health in Dublin, Ohio.

BJC Healthcare Promotes Richard Liekweg to President Effective Jan. 1, 2017

BJC HealthCare has promoted Richard Liekweg, previously executive vice president, to president effective Jan. 1, 2017. He'll continue to report to BJC CEO Steve Lipstein, who previously held the president's title. The promotion recognizes Liekweg's role in the St. Louis-based health system's results over the past several years. Liekweg also chaired the steering committee for the $1 billion, 10-year Washington University Medical Center campus renewal project. Before joining BJC, Liekweg had served as CEO and associate vice chancellor for the University of California San Diego Medical Center, and CEO of Durham Regional Hospital in North Carolina, among other posts with the Duke University Health System.

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