Dixie James, President and Chief Operating Officer at Einstein Healthcare Network Philadelphia is a proven healthcare professional offering over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry with strengths in strategy and business development, physician alignment and engagement, operations management and optimization, business intelligence, and analytics, and strategic affiliations/merger & acquisitions.
In her current role, James is the executive leader responsible for strategic growth and day-to-day operations ensuring the advancement of the organization’s goals and mission. Prior to assuming the role of President and COO Dixie held a number of senior leadership roles within the Einstein Healthcare Network, including Vice President of Strategy and Service Line Operations, overseeing service line development and growth, and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development, leading strategic planning, ambulatory expansion, acquisition/alignment activity, and business intelligence.
Prior to joining the Einstein Healthcare Network, James held planning management roles at large multi-hospital health systems including Christiana Care and Lifebridge Health where she managed various strategic planning initiatives and clinical program development processes.
James serves as Vice-Chair on the Board of Philabundance and also sits on the Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Heart Association, serving first on the Multicultural Leadership Committee and now on the Social Impact Taskforce.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Systems Management from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola College.
James maintains active professional memberships with the Society of Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Association of Health Services Executives, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.