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John M. Fraser

John M. Fraser
President & CEO


John Fraser joined Methodist Health System (MHS) as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Methodist Hospital in 1991. He was named president and CEO of the hospital in 1997, a position he held until 2007, when he was appointed president and CEO of MHS.

During his tenure at Methodist Hospital, Fraser led the planning and construction of Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, as well as Methodist HealthWest. He was also instrumental in updating and maintaining the facility's clinical technology, including a $20-million renovation of the entire hospital. In Fraser's time as the chief administrator, Methodist Hospital also earned numerous awards and certifications-most notably, being awarded Magnet(r) status by the American Nurses Association Nurses Credentialing Center-the first hospital so designated in the state of Nebraska.

Methodist Health System is actively involved in the ENHANCE Health Network and the Nebraska Health Network, our accountable care alliance with Nebraska Medicine. Fraser is a board member of both organizations.

Fraser is also an involved leader in the community. He currently sits on the boards of directors of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; Salvation Army; Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council; Midlands Choice, and Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation. He has also served in the House of Delegates for the American Hospital Association, and sat on the boards of the American Red Cross-Heartland Chapter; Nebraska Hospital Association; Hospice House of Omaha; Omaha Symphony; Nebraska Organ Recovery System, Inc., and Hope Medical Outreach

Prior to joining Methodist Hospital, Fraser served as vice president of medical and professional services at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also held administrative positions at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Illinois.

Fraser is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree in health administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
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