NKY Chamber presents Dr. Robert Prichard of St. Elizabeth Healthcare with his NKY Community Award

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce presented Dr. Robert Prichard, Executive Vice President and Director of Clinical Integration at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, with its NKY Community Award.

The award is sponsored by the First National Bank of Kentucky and is given to individuals, businesses or organizations in the Northern Kentucky metropolitan area who have had a positive impact on the community.

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With more than 30 years of experience in physician leadership and healthcare administration, Dr. Prichard is enjoying a “retired” life, having stepped down as president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Physicians, a 700-member multispecialty physician/provider organization, earlier this year. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Clinical Integration leading the Medical Staff and Departments of Legal Services, Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, Physician Services/Relations , quality management, patient safety, accreditation, higher medical education and medical affairs.

Prior to joining St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Dr. Prichard held positions at the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, including General Manager of Alliance Primary Care and Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Services. Dr. Prichard is board certified in family medicine and practiced in northern Kentucky before taking on leadership positions in health care.

Dr. Prichard is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the Northern Ky. Education Council, Board Member of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, and sits on the UK College Alumni Association Board of Directors of Medicine. In the past, he was a site council member and a member of the Beechwood Schools Board of Trustees.

“Dr. Prichard has proven himself to be a vital leader in the Northern Kentucky healthcare industry, having spent the majority of his working life with St. Elizabeth Healthcare,” said Brent Cooper, President and CEO. management of the NKY Chamber.

“Throughout his career, he has not only worked to better the lives of his patients, but also that of the Northern Kentucky community as a whole, bringing care and compassion to his roles as physician, executive, member board, leader, neighbor, father and grandfather.”

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