Breakfast with the CEO – Ben Coogan
October 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Please join us for the next in our popular breakfast event series . . .
Ben Coogan was named CEO of Medical City Fort Worth on July 12 ,2021.
With nearly two decades of healthcare experience, including executive and senior leadership level positions, Ben’s depth of industry knowledge will serve the hospital well in Fort Worth’s highly competitive medical district. Since 2019, he has served as COO of Medical City Dallas and Medical City Children’s Hospital with operational oversight of key service lines and facility construction. Under his leadership, the facilities underwent $56 million in capital improvements including an OR expansion, emergency department renovation and a 22-bed NICU expansion. Currently pursuing Level II Trauma status, the hospitals have also improved in outpatient experience and employee engagement scores, as well as maintained a Leapfrog Group A safety rating.
Prior to Medical City Dallas, Ben served as COO at Medical City Arlington where his leadership helped pave the way for a successful opening of the $60 million Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington, new neurotrauma ICU and inpatient rehabilitation units, a biplane interventional radiology lab and the renovation and expansion of the emergency department, among other accomplishments.
Ben received a Bachelor of Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from the University of North Texas. He serves on several Medical City Healthcare committees, is the division representative for HCA Healthcare’s Vital Voices colleague survey and is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Ben and his wife Jessica currently live in Frisco with their two children, Campbell and Caroline. Jessica is an executive with the Container Store in Coppell. Campbell is age 9 and will be going into 4th grade. Caroline is age 7 and will be attending 2nd grade in the fall. We enjoy traveling when schedules permit, and the girls are very active in sports and summer camps this season.