Mark Fratzke has been appointed interim Chief Operating Officer for Alameda Health System, effective February 12th. He brings an abundance of experience and knowledge of AHS where, in 2014, he began his work as the system COO and chief administrative officer of Highland Hospital.

Mark will oversee all aspects of operations across our hospitals and wellness centers. His strategic understanding of hospital and clinic operations provides a huge opportunity for our system to continue to care for the most vulnerable in our communities.

Mark recently served as president and CEO of Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside in Daly City CA where his experience in transforming care and service resulted in significant improvements in quality and patient safety, staff and physician engagement, and operational efficiencies.

Prior to joining AHS in 2014, Mark worked in several roles at Mayo Clinic including chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for its Southwest Minnesota region where he supervised all regional clinical operations and clinical support services and strategy.

Mark has a Doctorate Degree in Nursing Practice from Rush University in Chicago, Ill., a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business in Minneapolis, Minn., and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Winona State University in Winona, Minn.