St. Francis gets new ambulatory services head


Presence Health today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Early, 42, as chief ambulatory and ancillary services officer for Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago.

Early previously was the program director of ancillary services at the University of Chicago Medicine, where she was instrumental in the design, planning and launch of a 1.2 million square foot specialty care center.

With her background in operations improvement, project management, strategy and planning, Early will oversee various Presence Health programs and services for both hospitals, including oncology, rehabilitation, laboratory services, integrative medicine, diabetes care and wellness.                      

“Bringing Elizabeth to Presence Health will allow us to better position our ambulatory and ancillary services,” said Roberta Luskin-Hawk, MD, president and CEO, of Presence Saint Francis Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. “She will be instrumental in developing and implementing systems, policies and protocols for revenue enhancement, quality monitoring and performance improvement in all areas.”

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