Wesley Healthcare January 30, 2017

WICHITA – Wesley Healthcare has named James Stepien its new vice president of business development.

“James’ has extensive experience in strategic growth and outreach which makes him an ideal candidate for the position,” said Bill Voloch, Wesley Healthcare president and CEO. “He has done a tremendous job of growing inpatient and outpatient referrals to Wesley, including the establishment of more than 30 community needs-based specialty clinics across Kansas.”

Stepien previously served as one of Wesley’s physicians relations and outreach managers, where he was instrumental in signing more than 50 rural Kansas hospitals to affiliation agreements providing partnership opportunities to Wesley Healthcare. In his new role, he will work collaboratively across the Wichita market to lead and develop business strategies for services, facilities and operations at Wesley Healthcare.

“I’m excited to look at the programs and services we offer and look for ways we can enhance those services and better meet the demands of the community,” Stepien said.

Prior to joining Wesley, Stepien worked as an income development specialist with the Wichita chapter of the American Cancer Society and then as a heart walk director for the Wichita chapter of the American Heart Association. Stepien graduated from Friends University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in healthcare leadership.

Stepien’s community activities have included serving as a volunteer for Wichita’s Child Advocacy Center, March of Dimes, Dream Big Association and Hope Community Church.

Stepien new position begins today.

For more information about Wesley Healthcare and its services, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

Wesley Healthcare is the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912.  As a leader in Overall Recommended Care in national surveys, Wesley Medical Center treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region.  Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER, Wesley Derby ER, and the region’s only pediatric ER.  Wesley owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, multiple WesleyCare clinics and the region’s only dedicated children’s hospital – Wesley Children’s Hospital. To learn more about Wesley Healthcare, please visit www.wesleymc.com.