2018 Leaders in Health Care, Outstanding Medical Center/Hospital Executive, Puget Sound Region: J. Michael Marsh

The president and CEO of Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue is a Leader in Health Care.

This article appears in print in the March 2018 issue. Click here for a free subscription.


Under the direction of J. Michael Marsh, Overlake Medical Center joined EvergreenHealth in Kirkland to form the Eastside Health Alliance/Eastside Health Network, with a mission to provide accessible, coordinated, high-quality care to Eastside residents at lower cost. In 2014, Overlake initiated its Journey to Zero Harm plan and has seen a 43 percent reduction in total harm events. The hospital is the only one in Washington to be ranked in the top 

5 percent of hospitals in the nation for joint replacement and treatment of stroke by Healthgrades in 2018. It also was recognized by the Hospitals & Health Networks last year with a Most Wired award for its use of technology to improve patient experience and care. 

See the full list of Leaders in Health Care winners here.

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