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HealthPartners names Jennifer Myster as president of Methodist Hospital


November 5, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – HealthPartners today announced that Jennifer Myster has been named President of Methodist Hospital. Myster, who will lead the organization’s St. Louis Park hospital, brings deep experience in hospital and clinic leadership.

Myster returns to HealthPartners after serving as President of Allina Health Buffalo for nearly 10 years. Before that she served as a leader in specialty services at Park Nicollet where she oversaw care for heart and vascular, cancer, mental health and a number of other programs.

“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer back to our organization,” said Andrea Walsh, president and CEO, HealthPartners. “She is an experienced, thoughtful, collaborative leader with a broad range of expertise. She’s a great addition to a team of 26,000 colleagues working together to make care simpler and more affordable”

In her new role, Myster will also lead the organization’s Home Care, Hospice and Community Senior Care programs. She’ll also lead strategic partnerships in western Minnesota, including Hutchinson Health which joined HealthPartners earlier this year.

Myster will begin her role Nov. 26.

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