Randy Oostra

President & CEO
Toledo, Ohio

Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE (63), is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ProMedica, a not-for-profit mission-based, integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. To date it offers acute and ambulatory care, a growing network of employed advanced practice providers and board-certified physicians, an insurance company with a dental plan, post-acute and academic business lines.

Randy has 40 years of health care and management expertise, with 20 of those years spent at ProMedica. Randy is regarded as one of the nation’s top leaders in health care and has earned a spot on several prestigious listings, which include Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and one of Becker’s Healthcare’s 100 Great Leaders in Healthcare. He also received American Heart Association’s Pulse of Toledo Award in 2018. ProMedica has received numerous national recognitions and accolades under his leadership. The organization is widely known as a national leader in addressing the social determinants of health and is consistently recognized by national associations and accrediting agencies for superior clinical quality and excellence. Six of its 13 hospitals earned above average star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for their quality, safety and patient experience. Flagship hospital ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the nation’s 50 best hospitals according to Healthgrades and U.S. News & World Report, and one of IBM Watson Health’s (formerly Truven Health Analytics) 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the country. Additionally, ProMedica earned a spot on Forbes Magazine’s 2017 list of America’s Best Employers.

Randy has a strong commitment to the healthcare industry and community with his extensive involvement in numerous professional and civic organizations at the local, regional and national levels. He serves on the board of trustees of the following national organizations: Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust and The Root Cause Coalition, which ProMedica founded. He serves on the board of trustees for his alma mater, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, and the following organizations in northwest Ohio: Regional Growth Partnership, Toledo Museum of Art, Downtown Development Corporation, and Toledo Symphony as the chair. Randy is also a member of the Ohio and Michigan Hospital Associations and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Randy holds a doctorate in management from Case Western Reserve University, a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in Management from the University of Wisconsin, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Northwestern College.