Christian Healthcare Executive Collaborative

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This week on CMDA Matters, Warren White and Ben Anderson joined Dr. Mike Chupp to discuss the new Christian Healthcare Executive Collaborative Section.

Meet Our Guest

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Warren White only recently retired from being Spectrum Health Lakeland’s (SHL) Vice President, Physician Practices since 2010. As part of SHL’s senior leadership team, he was responsible for strategy and operations of SHL’s 200+ multi-specialty employed physician/advanced practice provider group. Responsibilities include governance, recruitment, retention, physician compensation, acquisitions/integrations of new physician practices, facility development, clinical quality, patient safety, administrative leadership and transformational change.

Warren also served as Administrator for Southwestern Medical Clinic for 17 years before its integration with Lakeland in 2010. Warren holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Central Michigan University and a master’s in business administration (MBA) with a focus in personnel management from the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business. He is a Certified Medical Practice Executive and a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives.

Warren has presented healthcare leadership and operational topics at numerous Medical Group Management Association seminars in the United States of America. In addition, he has led healthcare leadership seminars in Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Azerbaijan.

Benjamin Anderson is the Vice President of Rural Health and Hospitals for Colorado Hospital Association (CHA). He provides leadership and direction in the development and execution of the association’s rural strategies, advocates on behalf of rural hospitals and health systems and works to develop strategic partnerships with organizations that affect the health of rural Coloradans. Benjamin has 20 years of experience in healthcare and non-profit administration, and he is a nationally recognized leader in health equity and transforming rural healthcare through an innovative approach to attracting physicians to diverse, underserved areas with a generous paid time off package to be used for international volunteer work. Prior to joining CHA, he spent six years serving as the CEO of Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas. Benjamin earned a bachelor of arts in English and an MBA from Drury University as well as a master’s of health care delivery science from Dartmouth College.

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