As president and chief executive officer of TriHealth, Inc. John S. Prout has presided over this 1.5 billion dollar unified health system since 1998. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Bethesda, Inc., TriHealth's vision is to work together with physicians, hospitals and communities to help patients live better. Mr. Prout also holds the position of president and CEO of TriHealth's three hospitals, Good Samaritan, Bethesda North and Bethesda Butler County, which serve the tri-state region of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.
Mr. Prout has guided the growth of TriHealth to include 10,000 plus employees, over 80 ambulatory locations, over 300 employed physicians and an independent medical staff of over 1,700. The organization also operates the largest corporate health and fitness program in Greater Cincinnati, the largest not-for-profit hospice in the region, and major teaching programs including nine residencies and fellowships. TriHealth's Hatton Research Institute directs an active medical research program, as well as a comprehensive academic program. Since 1896, The Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science has provided quality nursing education.
Mr. Prout's commitment to improving the health status of the Greater Cincinnati community, as well as his enthusiasm to collaborate with other community organizations, leads him to serve in various leadership roles. As such, he currently serves as Chairman of the Uptown Consortium, a community partnership working on the improvement of the physical and economic environment of Cincinnati's Uptown neighborhood, and also chairs the United Way Partners for a Competitive Workforce, a regional partnership to help get people back to work and help businesses find qualified workers.
Mr. Prout serves on the following boards: the American Heart Association, the Queen City Club, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, the Greater Cincinnati Health Council Governance Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee, the Greater Cincinnati Health Transformation Coalition, and Premier AEIX and the Leadership Institute. John has also been appointed as a state delegate and member of the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board 5.
Mr. Prout holds a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and a master's degree in health care administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.