Chet Bhasin, FACHE, MBA, MS, joined the Shepherd Center senior management team in February 2017 as chief operations officer and was promoted to the chief strategy officer role in April 2019. Before joining Shepherd Center, Chet served as the director of back/spine, orthopedics and post-acute services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Chet provided leadership in physician relations, revenue enhancement, cost reduction, regulatory compliance and project oversight in various services and programs. Before joining Texas Health, Chet held several administrative leadership roles of increased responsibilities in Kindred Healthcare facilities in Texas and Illinois.
In his current role of chief strategy officer, Chet focuses on maintaining, creating and implementing Shepherd Center’s short-term and long-range goals that convert the organizational strategy to day-to-day operations. He works with the Marketing and Public Relations Department to increase patient referrals, improve patient outcomes and increase hospital revenue. His other duties include oversight of the hospital’s programs for injury prevention, government relations and advocacy, professional education, and provider and payor relations.
Chet received his bachelor’s degree in business administration, business economics and public policy from Indiana University in 2002. He then received his master’s degree in communications from Northwestern University in 2008, followed by a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame in 2009. Chet is recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) since 2015.
Chet has more than 10 years of leadership experience in healthcare. He provides experience and knowledge in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, as well as experience with stand-alone organizations and integrated health systems.
Chet is a Chicago native and has traveled to more than 30 countries. A few of Chet’s hobbies include playing tennis and golf, and enjoying quality time with his two sons and his wife, who is a cornea specialist.