Houston, TX (February 12, 2016) – CHI St. Luke’s Health (CHI St. Luke’s) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Michael H. Covert, has been elected to the Texas Hospital Association (THA) Board of Trustees. Covert took office January 1 and will serve a two-year term.
“The Texas Hospital Association is at the forefront of influencing healthcare excellence,” said Covert. “I am honored to be a part of THA and the charge it is leading to support Texas hospitals in delivering accessible, affordable, high-quality healthcare.”
Founded in 1930, THA is the leadership organization and principal advocate for all of Texas’ hospitals and healthcare systems. As one of the largest, most respected healthcare associations in the country, THA enhances its members’ abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare for all Texans. The organization represents more than 430 hospitals and health systems, which employee some 365,000 healthcare professionals statewide.