Wellforce Appoints Michael J. Dandorph as New CEO

Wellforce appoints Michael J. Dandorph as the new President and Chief Executive Officer to integrate academic medicine and patient care for the Massachusetts health system.

FREMONT, CA: A health system in Massachusetts focused on supporting clinicians and patients, Wellforce, appoints Michael J. Dandorph as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the growing health system. Mr. Dandorph unites at least 15,000 Wellforce workers and clinicians, striving to integrate academic medicine and exceptional care across all physician groups, health care members, and the communities they serve. Michael J. Dandorph was appointed for this executive position after an extensive national search.

Dandorph has served as president of Rush University System for a leading health system in the metropolitan Chicago area, Health and Rush University Medical Center. His professional experience comprises virtually every aspect of the health care landscape, from great academic medical centers to more insignificant community hospitals and health plans. Mr. Dandorph is an innovative strategist and collaborator with an inclusive attitude, enabling teams to enhance the lasting impacts on the lives of our patients and the health care community as a whole.

Michael J. Dandorph is thrilled to be selected by the Wellforce board to lead the health system at such a critical time of change in healthcare. Prior to being named as the President at Rush, Dandorph spent three years as CEO and executive vice president for clinical affairs. He has also spent 17+ years at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, leading Penn's managed care efforts, creating robust network affiliations and partnerships, while expanding clinical programs.

Wellforce is an innovative health system, a pioneer locally and nationally in advancing the boundaries for everything a health system can and should be. The company's executive team strives tirelessly to ensure that doctors have the means they require to focus on their patients and that patients have the best services whenever and wherever needed. Wellforce's caregivers share a passion for delivering the highest quality of care at the lowest cost.