Published on March 02, 2015

Owensboro Health President and CEO, Philip Patterson to be featured guest speaker at March Rooster Booster Breakfast

Whether you are a large company, a small start-up, or somewhere in-between, building a healthy, productive workforce is always a top priority. But how do you navigate today’s sea of regulations, insurance plans and wellness initiatives to create a program that really works for your team?

Join Philip Patterson, president and CEO of Owensboro Health, for a look at how businesses, government and the health care industry are working together to create effective solutions—both on the job and in our communities. From managing chronic diseases to promoting wellness, discover how a healthier population is in everyone’s best interest. Sponsored by SEVRPRO of Daviess County.


Thursday March 12, 2015                 


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CST


$12 to attend. Pay online prior to the breakfast or at the door with cash, check or credit card. Register.

Owensboro Convention Center
East Ballroom
501 West 2nd Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit

Philip's Priorities for Owensboro Health

  • Increasing access to care
  • Planning for the future
  • Building trust in the community
  • Positive relationships with employees and physicians

Philip's Vision

Philip believes a health system should not only treat illnesses, but work to prevent them in the first place. He says operating with efficiency and values are the keys to a great organization.

Philip's Leadership Style

During his career in health care administration, Philip has earned a reputation as a visionary executive with an ability to inspire others. His leadership philosophy emphasizes:

  • A shared organizational vision
  • Open communication
  • Exemplary performance

Philip is known for spending time away from his desk, visiting with employees and physicians at every opportunity.