Bon Secours Mercy Health Announces New Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management

September 30, 2019 – Partnered with retained executive search firm Summit Talent Group, Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) of Cincinnati has announced Tison Bolen as the new Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

Formed in 2018 with the merger of Cincinnati-based Mercy Health and Marriottsville, MD-based Bon Secours Health, the organization is one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the US. The 43-hospital system stretches over seven states and reports an operating income of $239 million.

In the Vice President role, Bolen will work closely with and support the system Chief Enterprise Risk Officer in areas of ERM. The ERM role will focus on drawing actionable insights from data and metrics to mitigate risk, analyze trends, and predict outcomes in order to support the ministry’s mission of bringing good health to those in need. Through Bolen’s leadership, the system will set a strategy for success, simplify healthcare, and deliver superior results to patients and the community.

“After spending over a decade with Cardinal Health, it was truly going to take something special for me to consider an opportunity outside of the company. With Bon Secours Mercy Health, I have found that something special. A truly one-of-a-kind opportunity where I can work with the BSM team to grow, learn and help the ministry identify and mitigate risks with analytics,” Bolen remarked. “My family and I are very excited to begin our new journey with BSM and look forward to joining the ministry in the coming weeks.”

Bolen comes to Bon Secours Mercy Health from Cardinal Health in Dublin OH. Most recently, Bolen served as Director, Strategic Planning & Execution – Business Intelligence and Analytics. Bolen held multiple positions of increasing responsibility at Cardinal Health, beginning his career as Consultant before progressing to Senior Consultant and moving to Manager before earning the title of Director.

A graduate of Ohio State University, Bolen holds graduate degrees in statistics and industrial engineering and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He is an accomplished author with expert knowledge in predictive analysis and database management over multiple platforms.