Julie Creamer will oversee Baylor Scott & White Health’s clinical, operational, and information systems as president beginning March 7.
Creamer will be based in Dallas and help lead the largest nonprofit health system in Texas, which runs 51 hospitals, more than 1,100 access points, two academic medical centers, a health plan, a research institute, and an accountable care organization.
Creamer arrives from Chicago, where she started her career as a staff nurse more than 40 years ago with Northwestern Medicine. Throughout that time, she served as chief transformation executive, vice president of operations and quality, and chief nurse executive. She was most recently president of the system’s anchor research hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which is a top 10 academic medical center. She was also president of its rehabilitation hospital.
“With decades of clinical and administrative experience earned at a leading integrated academic health system, Julie will strengthen our operational excellence and complement our strong leadership team,” said Pete McCanna, CEO of Baylor Scott & White via release. “Her proven ability to advance customer-focused strategies, coupled with her frontline experience, will advance our delivery of high-quality care when, where and how customers want it.”