Moderator: Michael Sanborn, RPh, FACHE
President & CEO
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center Fort Worth
Ralph Baine, MD
Emergency Medical Consultants of TeamHealth
Nikhil Bhayani, MD
Infectious Disease Consultant, Associate Professor
TCU/UNTHSC Medical School
Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
Mary Robinson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Reliable Health for Texas Health Resources
Ralph Baine, M.D., FACEP, serves as one of three Clinical Sr. Vice Presidents in TeamHealth’s West Group over the Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine service lines. Prior to accepting this position, he served as President at Emergency Medicine Consultants (EMC) since April of 2014, in addition to being a practicing physician.
Dr. Baine’s clinical history began in 1991 as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department (ED) at one of Texas Health Resources’ largest facilities, Texas Health Fort Worth (THFW). He is recognized as a national leader in process improvement throughout the country. Under his leadership and vision, the THFW ED was bestowed the Quality Cup Award from the Rochester Institute of Technology and USA Today. Dr. Baine went on to graduate in 2010 from UT Southwestern Medical Center Emergency Medicine residency and has held numerous leadership positions before joining TeamHealth.
He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife Jennifer and has four daughters and two granddaughters. He enjoys golf, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Certified in infectious disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Nikhil Bhayani earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Utah. He subsequently graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from the Ross University School of Medicine.
Upon graduating from medical school, he completed a residency in internal medicine at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center between 2003 and 2006. Subsequently, Dr. Bhayani pursued a fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago and became a consulting physician for Infectious Disease Doctors, PA, from 2008 until 2016.
In the years since, Dr. Bhayani has excelled as the owner of Nikhil K. Bhayani, MD, PA. He has also been active as a physician advisor with Texas Health Resources. As an infectious disease specialist, Dr. Bhayani is involved with clinical care and medical administration, and he liaises with various hospitals, clinical pharmacies and administrators to ensure that medical policies and safeguards are in place to prevent hospital-acquired infections.
Dr. Bhayani maintains his professional alignment with the Infectious Disease Society of America as a Fellow, the Texas Medical Society and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin in order to remain aware of industry changes and network with others in the field.”
Due to his outstanding work in the field, Dr. Bhayani has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Greater Fort Worth since 2012. Over the years, he also accepted the Physician of the Year Award from Texas Health Arlington Memorial. A member of the Leading Physicians of the World, Dr. Bhayani was presented with a Recognition Award from the Illinois Math and Sciences Academy for mentoring students and developing a rapid HIV testing protocol at the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center Emergency Room.
Mr. W. Stephen Love is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council which promotes collaboration, cooperation and advocacy on behalf of its 90 member hospitals. The Hospital Council also has approximately 100 Associate Members (business and industry), including prominent accounting, legal and consulting firms. The primary mission is to promote patient safety, quality healthcare and coordination in the delivery of healthcare within the North Texas market. He served as 2015 Chair for the Conference of Metropolitan and Regional Hospitals Association in the United States. He serves on the Dallas American Heart Association; Cure Glaucoma Foundation Advisory Board; North Texas Eye Research Institute; Children at Risk, the Metropolitan YMCA Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of Prism Health North Texas and Mothers Against Drunk Driving Dallas. Mr. Love has worked in healthcare management for over 40 years. He has demonstrated leadership in tax exempt, investor-owned, specialty and private hospitals in operations, finance and corporate governance. Prior to joining the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, Mr. Love was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a Fortune 500 healthcare company that owned over 50 hospitals and managed approximately 200 facilities in the United States.
As the CNO Reliable Health, Mary Robinson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, SVP, CNO, works in a Dyadic relationship with the CMO, Reliable Health. In this role Dr. Robinson is responsible and accountable for achieving and sustaining positive differentiation of consumer focused clinical care in all segments of the core business, leveraging consumer insights and research, consumer centric design principles and relevant strategies, tactics and objectives established at the System level to design solutions that provide Reliable Health in all venues of care at THR.
Prior to this role, Dr Robinson served as Vice President for Nursing Professional Practice, Research, and Magnet for Texas Health Resources. In her current role she is responsible for system wide nursing shared governance councils and activities, the Faith Community Nursing and Patient Education Program, the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program, and the Magnet/Pathway to Excellence Recognition Programs. She was most recently served as the Chief Nursing Officer at Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital located in Fort Worth Texas for 10 years. In this role Dr. Robinson served as the Vice President of Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer and is responsible for the clinical operations and the strategic nursing direction of this 209 bed community hospital. Additionally, she has been a Magnet Appraiser for 11 years.
Prior experience includes the following: Dr. Robinson served as the Director of Professional Practice and Education as well as the Magnet Project Director for Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth (THFW). While in this role, THFW became the first hospital in Tarrant County to receive the coveted Magnet excellence in nursing designation.
Robinson joined the Harris Methodist Fort Worth nursing team in 1981 and has served in a variety of staff and leadership positions throughout her tenure at Harris, including: ICU Nurse, ICU Unit Manager, Coordinator of Education and Research, Director of Education, and Regional Director of Clinical Education for Texas Health Resources.
Dr. Robinson received her Doctorate in Nursing and a Master of Science Degree from Texas Woman’s University. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Dr. Robinson has earned a number of professional awards. She was the D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award Winner for 2015. She was named one of the Fort Worth Business Press Health Care Heroes in 2011 and one of the DFW area’s “Great 100 Nurses” in 2000; she received the YWCA Tribute to Women in Business honor in 2002 and the UTA Distinguished Alumni designation from the University’s School of Nursing in 2003. Dr. Robinson has served on the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) Board of Directors for three terms since 2003 and is currently a board member. In 2006, she was part of a group that received the TNA Leadership in Clinical Education Award that was presented to the Members of the North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing and their Practice Partners. In her ongoing affiliation with TNA, Dr. Robinson testified before the Texas State Senate and actively worked for passage of legislation in the form of the Hospital Safe Staffing Act (SB 476/HB 591). Her further commitment to excellence in nursing is evidenced by her role as Magnet Appraiser. She has served in this role for 9 years and visits hospitals around the country who have applied for Magnet recognition. Dr. Robinson currently serves as Vice Chair of the THR Institutional Review Board and continues to be active in her church serving as a Faith Community Nurse and Eucharistic Minister. Dr. Robinson is a native of Fort Worth, and lives there with her husband of 31 years, Paul, who is a financial consultant and their three children and is also expecting her second grandbaby! She has a very “Be Healthy” lifestyle, as her hobbies include jogging, working out and watching the Texas Rangers Baseball Team.
Michael Sanborn, MS, FACHE, FASHP currently serves as President of Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth. He is responsible for the leadership and management of the 538-bed acute care hospital with more than 2,400 employees and 1,000 medical staff members. Services include transplantation, heart/vascular, oncology, trauma, and one of the largest women’s hospitals in the area.
Before joining All Saints, Sanborn served as the president of Baylor Scott & White – Carrollton where he was responsible for the hospital, three satellite medical offices and a freestanding diagnostic center. Prior to his position at Carrollton, Sanborn served as the corporate vice president of cardiovascular services for the Baylor Scott & White System. Throughout his 30+ years in health care, Sanborn has taken on increasingly complex roles, initially in pharmacy leadership and then in health care administration.
Mike holds a B.S. and M.S. in Pharmacy and Administration respectively from the University of Kansas and is a Fellow of both ACHE and ASHP. He is active in a variety of community activities, including serving on the boards of the Fort Worth Chamber, Healing Shepherd Clinic, Health Tarrant County Collaborative (Chair) DFW Hospital Council, and the Executive Committees of Near Southside and Fort Worth Adolescent and Young Adult cancer program.