Be sure to join us for the next in our popular Breakfast Event series – Edmundo Castañeda, FACHE, EVP & COO, Parkland Health.
Edmundo Castañeda, FACHE, was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Parkland Health in January 2022. Edmundo directs all health services delivery operations while developing and implementing short-term tactics within long term strategies that provide high quality and cost effective health care to Parkland patients and which support the objectives and relationships of a teaching hospital.
He comes to Parkland with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare leadership, administration and operations, serving as the CEO of hospitals with increasing scope and complexity in the Triad, Tenet, and Dignity Health systems since 2005.
He most recently worked for Dignity Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, in the greater Sacramento area. There he served as President of Mercy General Hospital since 2012 and also Woodland Memorial Hospital since 2020. During his tenure with Dignity Health, he collaborated with approximately 1,000 active staff physicians to help the system sustain the market leading position in cardiovascular services, grow acute rehab services and operate two physician joint-ventured outpatient centers. He also oversaw a 112-unit assisted living facility.
Edmundo, who is fluent in Spanish, is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He earned his Master of Healthcare Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.