CDH Names VP of Physician and Ambulatory Services
WINFIELD, Ill., March 25, 2011 – Andrew “Drew” Palumbo, MBA, 47, of Palatine, has been appointed vice president of Physician and Ambulatory Services at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. Prior to joining CDH, Palumbo was vice president of business affairs of Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, and has held positions including executive director of a large independent physicians association, consultant at Price Waterhouse and founding member of the Tiber Group, a start-up healthcare advisory firm.
Palumbo assumed the role February 25 and he immediately took responsibility for the strategic and day-to-day operations of Central DuPage Physician Group, CDH’s six Convenient Care Centers, Business/Employee Health and physician services.
Palumbo has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame in biology and a Masters of Business Administration in finance and healthcare administration from the University of Chicago.
A resident of the northwest suburbs, he and his wife, Kristen, have four children. Palumbo volunteers his time as a board member and corporate officer for CommunityHealth (Illinois’ largest all-volunteer free clinic.)
About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.
For the last four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH is affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and, most recently, nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.
Central DuPage Hospital is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.