Javon Bea, President & CEO, Mercy Health System
April 13, 2012
Javon Bea, President/CEO of Mercy Health System headquartered in Janesville Wisconsin, lead the transformation of Mercy from a single, struggling local hospital into a vibrant 65-location vertically integrated health system.
Javon is renowned for his innovations in integrated healthcare and physician partnership models and has written extensively for national healthcare publications, recently publishing a book entitled - Journey to Excellence. Javon has given hundreds of presentations both nationally and internationally on how to develop High Performing Organizations and Keys to Developing Successful Physician Hospital Partnerships. Bea also helps other organizations attain similar levels of success and navigate through healthcare reform, especially the development of accountable care organizations (ACO's) through various models of integrated health organizations.
Javon received a Masters degree in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota in 1978. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has a wealth of experience in the national healthcare arena, having served over 30 years at renowned medical centers throughout the country including the Mayo Health System in Rochester, MN, and the Daughters of Charity National Health System. Besides serving on numerous national boards, Javon has served as a adjunct faculty member for the MBA program at the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Javon is married and has 6 children.