Douglas G. Hock

EVP & System Chief Operating Officer at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Douglas Hock is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Douglas has held this position since January 2016.

Previously, Hock served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Children's Health / Children's Medical Center Dallas from February 2006 to January 2016. In this role, they were responsible for clinical operations at two hospitals and a network of specialty care centers. Douglas recruited a strong executive team that included the chief nursing, quality, and information officers. Douglas also promoted a culture that embraced Children's values of service, excellence, advocacy, and integrity.

Under Hock's leadership, the organization achieved outstanding results, including significant improvements in patient safety, outcome, and service metrics; expansion of tertiary and quaternary programs in collaboration with academic partner; and strong financial performance.

Prior to their work at Children's Health / Children's Medical Center Dallas, Hock served as Senior Vice President at Texas Children's Hospital from January 1987 to January 2006. Douglas began their career in 1982 as a Supervising Senior Accountant at KPMG Peat Marwick. In 1986, they left KPMG to join Cooper Industries Ltd. as a Senior Staff Auditor.

Douglas G. Hock has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University College of Business and an MBA in Business Administration and Management, General from Rice Business - Jones Graduate School of Business. Douglas also has certification from the Texas State Board of Public Accouniting as a Certified Public Accountant.

Some of their coworkers include Monica Taylor Lotty - Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Sophia Holder - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Susan Furth - Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. Douglas G. Hock reports to Madeline Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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