|By Business Wire||
|May 20, 2014 03:04 PM EDT||
Intermountain Healthcare has named Clayton M. Christensen to serve on its Board of Trustees. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth, and his ideas have been widely used in industries and organizations throughout the world.
Intermountain’s Board of Trustees is comprised of 22 individuals who volunteer their time without pay to direct the not-for-profit organization. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs.
Consistently acknowledged in rankings and surveys as one of the world’s leading thinkers on innovation, Christensen is widely sought after as a speaker and advisor. He has written more than 100 articles and is the author of nine highly influential books, including The New York Times bestselling How Will You Measure Your Life? He received the Global Business Book Award for The Innovator’s Dilemma, and The Economist named it as one of the six most important books about business ever written. In 2011 and again in 2013, thousands of executives, consultants and business school professors were polled and named Christensen as the most influential business thinker in the world.
“We are delighted to have Professor Christensen join Intermountain as one highly recognized for his unique insights, talents and contributions,” said Scott Anderson, chairman of Intermountain Healthcare. “As a leader and teacher with great business acumen, Professor Christensen will help Intermountain transform the delivery of healthcare and fulfill our mission of providing excellent patient care.”
Christensen founded a number of successful companies and organizations that apply his theories in various ways: Innosight, a consulting firm helping companies create new growth businesses; Rose Park Advisors, a firm that identifies and invests in disruptively innovative companies; and Innosight Institute, a not-for-profit think tank whose mission is to apply his theories to vexing societal problems such as healthcare and education. He was born in Salt Lake City and holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University and an M.Phil. from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He received an MBA and his DBA from the Harvard Business School. He holds five honorary doctorates and an honorary chaired professorship at the Tsinghua University in Taiwan.
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 185 clinics, a Medical Group with some 1,300 employed physicians, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and in efficient healthcare delivery. For more information about Intermountain, visit www.intermountainhealthcare.org.
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