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Mason Van Houweling

University Medical Center CEO Mason Van Houweling brings 17 years of health care experience from small community hospitals to those with more than 1,000 beds. He has a proven track record of balancing the financial performance of a hospital while providing uncompromised patient care. He has implemented programs to reduce readmissions, streamline billing practices and improve HCAHPS scores.

Mr. Van Houweling began his hospital administration career in Orlando, then he moved west to Dallas, and most recently, to Spring Valley and Valley hospitals in Las Vegas. All the while, he has served as a health care administrator in the Air Force Reserves.

Mr. Van Houweling is responsible for the direction of all clinical and administrative services at UMC and provides policy guidance and program evaluation to management and elected officials. He encourages and facilitates improvement in the provision of services to customers by staff and fosters cooperative working relationships among agencies, organizations and staff.

Formerly COO at UMC, Mason was appointed to CEO in December 2014.