Dartmouth Health’s chief strategy officer included in national ranking by Becker’s Hospital Review

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Stephen J. LeBlanc

Stephen J. LeBlanc, Dartmouth Health’s chief strategy officer, was recently named one of “65 health system chief strategy officers to know” nationwide for 2023 by Becker’s Hospital Review. The honorees selected by Becker’s were called “guiding light(s) for their health systems, crafting short- and long-term strategic plans that drive forward momentum.”

LeBlanc joined Dartmouth Health in 1987 and has served in various senior leadership roles in operations, finance and administration. He was named chief strategy officer in 2017 and oversees Dartmouth Health’s strategic planning and regional network development, and is responsible for Dartmouth Health’s payer relationships and risk contract performance. He also serves as the Executive Director for the New England Alliance for Health, a shared services organization with 20 member institutions.

LeBlanc is named on Becker’s list among chief strategy officers for major health systems including Yale New Haven Health, the Cleveland Clinic and UCLA Health.

About Dartmouth Health

Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital, and multiple clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Bennington and Windsor, VT; Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.