Chief Executive Officer, Region IV
Mark Benz, MSW, serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Region IV. In
his role, Mr. Benz has operational responsibilities for Prime Healthcare’s
four hospitals, medical groups and outpatient locations in Missouri and Kansas.
With leadership roles in CRC Health Services, Community Health Systems,
and Universal Health Services, Mr. Benz has more than 25 years of healthcare
experience. Prior to joining Prime Healthcare, Mr. Benz served as Market
CEO of Tenet Healthcare/Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Arizona,
a market that included five hospitals/micro-hospitals, ambulatory surgery
centers, urgent care centers, and 150-member physician practice. Mr. Benz
also served as CEO of Tenet’s St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson
and Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina.
Mr. Benz earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Healthcare
Administration and Bachelor of Social Work with a concentration in Organizational
Development from Arizona State University and is a member of the American
College of Healthcare Executives.