Los Angeles, CA
Marcel Loh is an accomplished healthcare executive and leader with extensive experience collaborating with government leaders, insurers, and stakeholders to deliver value and achieve results. His expertise extends to many diverse hospital structures including military, for profit, not for profit, religious, rural, urban, large systems and safety net hospitals.
Prior to joining HMA, Marcel served as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC) which is part of CHA Health Systems, a global multi-national medical/bio health enterprise. During his tenure, he developed a board-approved rolling three-year strategic plan and implemented various initiatives to enhance the hospital’s programs and services. Under his leadership, he grew the women’s program to become the second busiest in Los Angeles (LA) County, initiated a high reliability and culture of safety program with Beta Heart, recruited new physicians, and improved the hospital’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) STAR rating. He also successfully guided CHA HPMC through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to that, Marcel was the CEO at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute, where he integrated the institutions into the Providence Health System, achieved significant growth in major service lines and helped develop a 200-member medical foundation. He also held several leadership positions, including CEO, at Swedish Health Services, the largest not for profit system in the Pacific Northwest.
Marcel is actively involved in numerous professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and served as a past governor, representing the organization at the national level. Additionally, he held board positions within the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board and has been a member of the United Way Board, Association of Washington Business, and the Trade Development Council. He also contributed his expertise as an advisor for Zocdoc, Qventus, and R1. Additionally, he was involved with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the Venice Family Clinic Foundation Board. Currently, Marcel serves as a governing board member at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center and as a board member with the Hospital Association of Southern California and the California Hospital Association.
Marcel has a Master of Health Administration in Hospital Administration from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of North Dakota. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve Medical Service Corps.