Deanna Kyrimis

Health Care Specialist in Seattle, WA

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Deanna Kyrimis currently holds the position of Vice President at CommonSpirit: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, located in Seattle, Washington. In this role, she oversees the esteemed Virginia Mason Medical Center's hospital operations, including perioperative and procedural services, outpatient and ambulatory surgery centers, specialty physician enterprises, and more.

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is renowned for providing high-quality, state-of-the-art healthcare services throughout the Pacific Northwest. Operating under the umbrella of CommonSpirit Health, the largest Catholic health system in the United States, the organization administers over 1,000 care sites across 21 states. Notably, CommonSpirit: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is vital in delivering exceptional healthcare to the people of Washington.

Kyrimis's career history showcases her exceptional leadership and operational expertise. Before her current role, she served as the Chief Operating Officer of Barton Health in South Lake Tahoe, California, overseeing hospital operations, support services, multi-specialty medical groups, accountable care, management services organizations, and the ambulatory care network.

From 2014 to 2018, Kyrimis held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Palomar Health Medical Group in northern San Diego County, formerly Arch Health Medical Group. During her tenure, she successfully led the organization affiliated with Palomar Health, one of California's most prominent health districts. Furthermore, between 2012 and 2014, she served as the CEO of Lovelace Health System's integrated medical group, where she was also a member of the Heart Hospital's joint operating committee overseeing various strategic, operational, and quality aspects.

With nearly a decade of experience at Cardiovascular Consultants in Arizona, Kyrimis demonstrated exemplary leadership skills as CEO from 2003 to 2012. This leading specialty heart and vascular enterprise in Phoenix operated Heart and Vascular Institutes across nine hospitals, utilizing a clinically integrated model of care. Kyrimis implemented a hub and spoke delivery system to ensure patients remained within a high-value network of bundled payment, managed, and accountable care arrangements. Her leadership facilitated the growth of managed care lives and fostered strategic hospital partnerships to reduce outmigration while enhancing care quality.

  • Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham