Mark Rochon is an inspiring leader with a proven record of success in transforming healthcare organizations. In a 25 year career he has led as the Chief Executive Officer, a number of complex change programs in a broad range of healthcare organizations while working within tight financial constraints. In addition to leading successful healthcare organizations he has been appointed by regulatory authorities to lead the turnaround of hospitals. He is now using this experience to help both public and private healthcare providers around the world to deliver better patient care.
As President and CEO, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Mark led the merger of three post-acute care organizations to establish the Institute as one of the world’s leading research and teaching organizations.
He has been at the center of efforts to improve Ontario’s overall healthcare system, leading the province-wide restructuring of hospital and related services as CEO of the Health Services Restructuring Commission. He also served as Assistant Deputy Minister, where he had responsibility for the Institutional Health Group, Ministry of Health of the Province of Ontario during a period of considerable economic restraint. He has advised governments on funding reform and health system governance.
Mark’s most recent appointments include Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Hospital Association and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Quality Ontario.
His publications include co-authoring Riding the Third Rail: the Story of Ontario’s Health Services Restructuring Commission and he has presented around the world on health system restructuring. Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Health Sciences in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Adjunct Faculty in the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.