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Chairman, Advisory Board


  • One of the healthcare industry’s top ten leaders over the past several decades
  • Former President of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, the country’s second largest publicly traded hospital corporation
  • Expanded Tenet from 35 hospitals to 129 hospitals and grew the company’s core revenues by 600% from $2 billion to $14 billion
  • Forged many relationships during his career between Tenet and leading academic medical centers including the Cleveland Clinic, the University of Southern California (USC), Saint Louis University, Creighton University, Drexel University and Louisiana State University (LSU)
  • Established the Focht Family Foundation, which has supported the Smithsonian Institution, YMCA, Doorways for Women and Children, the Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, St. Jude Scottish Rite Hospital, the Promise House for Teens, and Daysprings Homes

Past Experience

Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Healthcare Leadership Council

Board Member
The Federation of American Hospitals, the American Hospital Association, and the American Academy of Medical Administrators

Did You Know…

Mike spent several years working in Saudi Arabia to help modernize the country’s hospitals and healthcare facilities