Saint Francis Healthcare announced that Brian E. Dietz resigned today as President and CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare. Dave Ricci, recently President and CEO of St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, will be the interim President and CEO, effective immediately.
“Dave Ricci is a strong and strategic leader with proven experience and strong ties to in our region. We look forward to working with him to continue pursuing our People-Centered 2020 strategic plan.” said Benjamin Carter, Executive Vice President for Trinity Health, which owns Saint Francis Healthcare.
Before joining Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Ricci held senior executive positions at Abington Memorial Hospital, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network and at the Germantown Hospital and Medical Center.
Saint Francis Healthcare, a member of Trinity Health, operates Delaware’s only Catholic hospital serving Wilmington and Northern New Castle County since 1924. Services provided include Partners in CardioVascular Health and Cardiovascular Services, 24-hour Emergency Services, Ambulance Service, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the da Vinci™ Surgical System, Gastroenterology Services, Hematology-Oncology Services, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Center, Imaging Services, Sleep/Neurodiagnostics Center, Home Care, Outpatient Physical Therapy, Comprehensive Women’s Health Services and three community outreach programs. Saint Francis Healthcare is affiliated with the Saint Francis Foundation and Saint Francis LIFE (Living Independently for Elders), a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model.