Wesley Healthcare January 03, 2018

WICHITA –Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER has named Jason Desai to serve as its new vice president of operations.

“We are excited to add Jason to the Wesley family,” said Tripp Owings, Wesley Woodlawn’s CEO. “He brings a strong process-improvement focus as well as experience in project management and strategic planning to this position.”

Desai comes to Wesley after serving as the administrative fellow at HCA’s Continental Division office in Denver. As administrative fellow, he managed the division’s hospital growth initiatives and led performance-improvement projects by reviewing and negotiating contracts. Previously in his career, Jason held the position of administrative resident at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado, and various progressing management roles at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado. He co-founded the non-profit organization SELF, which collaborates with leaders in Honduras to assist under-developed communities. 

Desai received his bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in healthcare leadership from the University of Denver. 

“I’m excited to join the Wesley team and look forward to placing roots in the Wichita community,” Desai said. 

For more information about Wesley Woodlawn 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 Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER, the region’s only pediatric ER and Wesley Derby ER. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children’s Hospital and multiple WesleyCare clinics. To learn more about Wesley Healthcare, please visit www.wesleymc.com.