Mark Benz is the Regional CEO of Prime Healthcare’s four Kansas and Missouri hospitals and affiliated locations, including Providence Medical Center, Saint John Hospital (Leavenworth, Kan.), St. Joseph’s Medical Center (KCMO) and St. Mary’s Medical Center (Blue Springs, MO).
With leadership roles in CRC Health Services, Community Health Systems, and Universal Health Services, Benz brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience to his position. Previously, Benz served as Market CEO of Tenet Healthcare/Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona, a market that included five hospitals/micro hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and a 150-member physician practice. Benz also served as CEO of Tenet’s St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson and Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina.
Benz earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Social Work with a concentration in Organizational Development from Arizona State University and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.