OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Bobby Olm-Shipman has been appointed President and CEO for Saint Luke’s South Hospital effective September 8. He replaces Jani L. Johnson, RN, MSN, who assumed the position of CEO for Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City on July 27.
Most recently, Olm-Shipman served as Vice-President of Planning and Project Management for Saint Luke’s Health System, a position he held since 2013. In that role he collaborated with colleagues throughout the organization to develop and implement strategic and program development plans. Previously, Olm-Shipman managed Saint Luke’s Health System’s Vision 2020 initiative designed to improve organizational efficiency, value and cost reduction and led operations for Saint Luke’s neuroscience program. He joined Saint Luke’s Health System in 2003.
“Bobby has a strong record of exceptional leadership within the health system,” said Julie Quirin, Saint Luke’s Health System Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations. “He possesses a wealth of experience in strategic planning and organizational efficiency. His successful management of Vision 2020 is a testament not only to his skills as a leader but also as a collaborator.”
Olm-Shipman earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in Health Policy & Management from the University of Kansas.