Debbie Jacobs, MBA FACHE | Director, West Region

Debbie Jacobs is responsible for partnering with West Region healthcare systems to achieve their quality, access, patient experience and financial objectives. Debbie has over 28 years of operational, facilities, business growth and activation experience in a variety of provider settings including academic medical centers, pediatric hospitals, rehabilitation centers, community hospitals and ambulatory centers. She challenges her clients to think beyond what we know today in order to prepare for the healthcare delivery needs of tomorrow.

Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Michigan
Lean Healthcare Certificate, University of Michigan

Project Experience
UC San Diego Health | San Diego, CA
Salem Health | Salem, OR
CHOC Children’s Hospital | Orange, CA
Miller Children’s Hospital | Long Beach, CA
Pacific Medical Buildings | San Diego, CA
Concentra | Phoenix, AZ
Grady Health System | Atlanta, GA
Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Nashville, TN

Professional Affiliations
American College of Healthcare Executives, Fellow (FACHE)
San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders
California Association of Healthcare Leaders
Baldrige Examiner Training Experience Certificate, National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)