George N. Miller, Jr. has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare related administrative and financial management. Mr. Miller is very passionate about his profession and has served as the President/Chief Executive Officer of THE LORETTO HOSPITAL (TLH) in Chicago, IL since November 2017. The Loretto Hospital is an acute care community hospital that serves over 33,000 patients each year from Chicago’s Austin and surrounding communities. As a not-for-profit, community-focused health care provider, we offer a unique, patient-centered healthcare delivery system that promotes general wellness and education in the communities we serve. Through our partnerships with physicians, research institutions, area residents and local businesses, we strive daily to be your health care provider of choice.
Before coming to The Loretto Hospital Mr. Miller was President/CEO of CommUnityCare Health Center is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) healthcare provider in Texas and the 10th largest in America, has 24 locations, with over 321,000 patient visits annually, we have over 850 Team Members, including over 150 providers and a budget of over $105 Million. CUC is a fully Integrated Delivery System (IDS), delivering care from the womb to the tomb or from birth to the hearse.
Before coming to CUC, Mr. Miller was the Chief Executive Officer of the Okmulgee Memorial Hospital (OMH) in Okmulgee, OK, a full-service rural hospital. Before coming to OMH, Mr. Miller served as the President/CEO of First Diversity Healthcare Group (FDHG), Springfield, OH, full-service firm that is committed to bringing quality healthcare professionals to Healthcare. Before coming to Springfield, Mr. Miller served as the President /CEO of Provena St. Mary’s Hospital (PSMH) in Kankakee, IL. CEO of CHRISTUS Jasper Memorial Hospital (CJMH) in Jasper, TX; President/CEO of Pecos County Memorial Hospital and Pecos County General Hospital in Fort Stockton and Iraan, TX; President/CEO of Twin Oaks Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX and Administrator/CEO of Newport News General Hospital.
Mr. Miller has won several awards, he led CMHP to the 2007 Premier One Source National Quality Award, where only 49 hospitals out of 4700 nationally earned this distinction. Mr. Miller also led PSMH in and CJMH to be selected as one of Solucient’s Top 100 Hospitals in America. In addition, PSMH also won the J.D. Powers Hospital of Distinction Award.
In 2008 he was appointed by President Bush to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and reappointed in 2011 by President Obama. Mr. Miller was the National President of the National Rural Health Association for 2007, the largest rural trade association in America and the voice of rural healthcare. Served on the Board of Directors of the American Hospital Association (AHA) for 2004-2006 the Board of Commissioners for the Joint Commission (TJC) from 2002-2004, served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Hospital Association (THA), and the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. (TORCH).
In Austin, TX, Mr. Miller currently served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Hospital Association/Health Share. He is on the Board of Directors and the Chair-Elect of the Texas Health Institute (THI) for 2018-2020.
Mr. Miller received a BS in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and an MSHA in Health Services Administration, from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He is currently an Adjutant Professor of Health Services Administration for the Masters Program for CMU. He is FACHE of the America Colleges of Healthcare Executives. Mr. Miller has given more than 200 speeches nationwide on healthcare including speaking at the White House and both Houses of Congress. He also has been selected to give the commencement address for University and High School Graduations.
Mr. Miller has two beautiful girls, Brianna and Grace along with a son, George III (Trey). The family is active members of their church. He enjoys a host of activities along with most sports including being an avid golfer.