Todd Patterson, MBA, chief operating officer of University of Iowa Physicians (UIP), has accepted the position of chief executive officer of Washington County Hospitals and Clinics in Washington, Iowa. His last day with UI Health Care will be April 1. An interim COO for UIP will be named shortly.
Patterson started with UI Health Care in 1997 and has served in many roles, including administrator in otolaryngology, chief of staff and assistant to the dean, and director of the UI Heart and Vascular Center. He accepted the role of COO for UI Physicians in 2014. During his tenure, UIP has grown to more than a thousand faculty and has expanded responsibility for all off-site and outreach clinics, including UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing.
There will be a farewell reception for Patterson in March.