Stan Nelson

Stan Nelson

Founder and Chairman Emeritus* of the Scottsdale Institute, 1926-2012

When Stan Nelson passed away, Scottsdale Institute lost its founder, but the healthcare industry lost a visionary thinker, innovative systems architect and good friend.

Stanley Roe Nelson, a hospital executive who pioneered many of the organizational strategies that have become accepted practice for today’s health systems, died on Friday, August 3, 2012 in Minneapolis after a brief illness. Mr. Nelson, who resided in both Minneapolis and Scottsdale, Ariz., was 85.

In a career that spanned six decades, Mr. Nelson demonstrated a unique ability to see hospitals on a larger playing field even at a time when most of them operated as isolated facilities run by local charities or religious denominations. He anticipated and ushered in the development of hospitals into integrated health systems and strategic collaborators in the community, especially with physicians.

“He had a great vision for what changes needed to be made,” said Don Wegmiller, a friend and colleague for more than 50 years who served as chief executive at Minneapolis-based Allina Health, which today owns Abbott Northwestern. As a young, thirty-something CEO in the early 1960s, Mr. Nelson oversaw the merger of Northwestern Hospital with rival Abbott Hospital to form Abbott Northwestern, a bold move that presaged a wave of mergers and acquisitions among hospitals that has accelerated today under Healthcare Reform.

He was only in his late twenties when he assumed his first job as chief executive of Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. Mr. Nelson’s most noteworthy and far-reaching accomplishment occurred in the years 1971 through 1988, when as CEO of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, he conceived and developed the Henry Ford Health System into one of the country’s first vertically integrated health systems, an industry model that predominates today.

When he arrived at Ford the hospital was in financial straits and dependent on the philanthropy of the Ford family and Ford Foundation. Mr. Nelson personally lobbied Henry Ford to donate $200 million to expand the ailing Henry Ford Hospital in downtown Detroit by building satellite outpatient clinics to serve the burgeoning suburban population. “That was unheard of,” said Mr. Wegmiller. “People said academic medical centers are supposed to be downtown. They run a hospital and that’s it. Stanley had the vision to say, ‘No, that must change,’ and he did it.”

Mr. Nelson left Henry Ford Health System as a financially self-sustaining health system that continues to thrive under enlightened leadership, including being awarded the coveted Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2012. Mr. Nelson also served as Chairman of the American Hospital Association in 1982. He was instrumental in the founding of group purchasing organization Voluntary Hospitals of America-today the Irving, Texas-based VHA-serving as its founding president from 1977 to 1981 managing VHA under the umbrella of Henry Ford Hospital.

Mr. Nelson was not one to rest on his laurels. After retiring from Henry Ford, he founded the not-for-profit Scottsdale Institute, an executive organization of leading health systems that share best practices in information technology. Once again his vision set him apart, enabling him to see the need for senior healthcare executives to embrace IT years before its time. Not technically savvy himself, his advice was simple: “Find the right people and it will all work out.” It has. Scottsdale Institute continues to reflect his collegial nature and innovative thinking in its mission to gather together top executives for collaboration, education and networking.

During his long career he mentored a generation of healthcare executives, many of whom went on to become leaders in the field. Mr. Nelson is remembered as much for his personal charm, wit and good humor as his professional accomplishments. “He had a way of communicating, a finesse about him,” recalls Charles Frankhauser, MD, a retired pathologist who worked with Mr. Nelson when he was an executive in Fort Wayne , Ind., and remained a life-long friend. “No matter what the situation he always had the proper phrase.”

William Wildern, who became vice president for development for Henry Ford Health System under Mr. Nelson, said, “What a wonderful human being. He wanted the truth and the good to win. I never saw him ruffled. He was a terrific CEO.” His vision of strategic collaboration in healthcare emanated from his personal relationships. “He had an idea a minute, was very creative. He always wanted to hear your viewpoint. ‘What do you think,’ he’d say.”

“Stan,” as friends and colleagues knew him, was born on August 12, 1926 in Stanley, Wis. to Newell and Signe Nelson. His son Mark said his father always felt fortunate that he was not born in Oshkosh and given that city’s name.

Mr. Nelson received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and a Master of Hospital Administration degree from the University of Minnesota. He received the Gold Medal Award for excellence in healthcare administration from the American College of Healthcare Executives in 1982, and was inducted into the Health Care Hall of Fame in 1999.

Mr. Nelson was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Barbara. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Virginia (Rif), daughter Janet Rice (Jim) and son Mark, grandchildren Lindsey Nelson Donnelly (Scott), Scott Nelson and CloAnne Nelson, Anna and Peter Rice, step-grandson Jason Rice (Tamar), step-granddaughter Mia Wakefield (JC), and great-granddaughter Marin Yulieth Donnelly.

Several hundred people gathered to warmly memorialize Stan at a Celebration of Life Service Sunday, August 12, Mr. Nelson’s birthday, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Besides his successful career, he was remembered as a loving family man, great friend and avid golfer who once had a handicap of 1. Friends and family are welcome to post tributes online.

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Stanley R. Nelson Scholarship
c/o University of Minnesota Medical Foundation
ATTN: Adam Buhr
Director of Development
School of Public Health
4200 Delaware Street SE
Mayo Mall Code 197
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Bridge Builders
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Foundation
4100 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Stanley R. and Virginia L. Rifenbary Nelson Endowed Scholarship
ATTN: Connie Albers
Director of Stewardship
St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, MN 55057

 

TRIBUTES: Modern Healthcare and Minneapolis Star Tribune

*deceased

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                      Janet Guptill, FACHE, CPHIMS

                      Janet Guptill is President and CEO of the Scottsdale Institute, a non-profit membership organization of leading health systems focused on transformational change leveraging information technology. In this role she brings a unique perspective of leveraging information technology to make better strategic decisions based on her background in knowledge management, data-driven healthcare decision support software, healthcare strategy consulting, and interim executive management.  Janet’s background includes strategic healthcare practice leadership with Tatum, a national interim management and advisory firm, and Witt/Kieffer’s national healthcare technology search practice.  Janet operated a boutique healthcare consulting firm, Knowledge At Work Inc., bringing a disciplined and systematic approach to managing the intellectual capital of organizations and businesses, having served as the Vice President, Knowledge Management for a subsidiary of Ascension Health, where she focused on managing effective physician hospital partnerships and developed a system-wide benchmarking survey still in use today to track employed physician performance.

                      Her career history also includes serving as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Care Science (now part of Premier Informatics), where she successfully developed the national launch of a web-based clinical performance improvement system for integrated health delivery systems; and as Vice President, Marketing and Sales for Sachs Group (now Truven Analytics, at IBM Watson Health), where she was instrumental in growing the company’s presence to become a leading national resource on healthcare utilization.  Before joining Sachs, Janet was a Manager in the health care strategy consulting practice of Ernst & Young based in Chicago; she provided operational support as the Administrative Associate to the Chief Operating Officer with The University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics; and she completed her Administrative Residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital.

                      Janet holds a bachelor’s degree in health administration from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in health systems management from Tulane University.  She serves on planning committees and boards of a broad range of healthcare professional associations and healthcare related non-profits, and remains active in the local chapters of ACHE, HIMSS, and HFMA.

                      Bio updated July 2021
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                          David Classen, MD of Pascal Metrics, Inc.

                          David Classen, MD, MS

                          David C. Classen, MD, MS  is a  Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at The University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr Classen is also the CMIO at Pascal Metrics, a Patient Safety Organization (PSO).

                          He received his medical degree from the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine and a Masters of Science degree in medical informatics from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine.  He served as Chief Medical Resident at the University of Connecticut. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.  He developed the medication safety programs at Intermountain Healthcare; He was the chair of Intermountain Health Cares Clinical Quality Committee for Drug Use and Evaluation and was also the initial developer of patient safety research and patient safety programs at Intermountain Healthcare.  In addition he developed, implemented and evaluated a computerized physician order entry program at LDS Hospital that significantly improved the safety of medication use.

                          He was a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee  (IOM) that developed the National Healthcare Quality Report and he was also a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Patient Safety Data Standards.  He was recently a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Health Information Technology and Patient Safety.

                          He chaired the QUIC (Federal Safety Taskforce)/IHI Collaborative on Improving Safety in High Hazard Areas. Dr Classen was Co Chair of the Institute of Healthcare Improvements Collaborative on Perioperative Safety and the Surgical Safety Collaborative at the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI). He was also a faculty member of the IHI/National Health Foundation Safer Patients Initiative in the United Kingdom. In addition Dr Classen is one of the developers of the “Trigger Tool Methodology” at IHI, used for the improved detection of adverse events which is currently being used by more than 500 different healthcare organizations through out the Unites States and Europe.

                          He currently co chairs the National Quality Forum’s AHRQ Common Formats Committee and Dr. Classen is an advisor to the Leapfrog Group and has developed and implemented the CPOE/EHR flight simulator for AHRQ and National Quality Forum. This Electronic Health Record (EHR) Flight simulator has been used to evaluate hundreds of inpatient and ambulatory EHR systems after implementation across the United States and The United Kingdom and is a critical part of the National Quality Forum’s Safe Practice #16 for Computerized Provider Order Entry within EHRs

                          Updated December 2019
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                          After 10 Years of Safety Testing of Operational EHRs What Have We Learned?

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