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Pat Basu, MD, MBA, named President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Pat Basu, MD, MBA, named President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pat A. Basu, MD, MBA, an accomplished health care executive and entrepreneur, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc., which includes the existing Comprehensive Cancer Care Network of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) hospitals and outpatient care centers as well as new business ventures designed to expand access to higher quality and more affordable cancer care. As CEO, Pat will strengthen and expand the network’s current clinical services while developing new businesses that leverage data, technology, population health and ecosystem partnerships in the fight against cancer. He will also serve as a member of the CTCA® National Board of Directors.

“Pat is a board-certified physician, seasoned health care executive and visionary leader whose career has been dedicated to improving the American health care system and to his relentless pursuit of delivering high-quality, patient-centric and value-based care to millions of patients,” says Darren Keller, Vice Chairman of the Board of CTCA. “His accomplishments fully align with our vision to be recognized and trusted by people living with cancer as the premier center for healing, empowerment and hope.”

“Pat is an incredibly dynamic leader known for making significant positive impacts on organizations. I know he will draw upon his deep experience as a physician, executive, entrepreneur, policy maker and growth investor to deliver new heights in performance and outcomes,” notes Amir Dan Rubin, president and CEO of One Medical, and former president and CEO of Stanford University’s health system.

Adds former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, “I have known Pat through his years of important service in Washington and our collaborative work on health care. He is an outstanding choice to lead CTCA.”

“As an executive, physician and believer that together we can defeat cancer, I’m thrilled to lead thousands of talented physicians and Stakeholders at CTCA who have dedicated their careers to this critical mission. I believe it is a new dawn in the battle against cancer where we will marshal cutting-edge medicine, powerful data analytics, new partnerships and renewed resolve to help millions of Americans prevent, detect and defeat this enemy,” says Dr. Basu.