Joseph Cacchione, MD, FACC, has accepted the role of Senior Vice President, Ascension Healthcare, and Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Michigan.
Dr. Cacchione has been serving as interim Michigan Ministry Market Executive since April 2018. “During this time, he has enthusiastically visited each of the ministries that make up Ascension Michigan and engaged with associates, leaders and physicians as they work together to advance our Mission as an integrated ministry,” said Patricia Maryland, Dr.PH, Executive Vice President, Ascension, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascension Healthcare.
Dr. Cacchione also will continue to provide strategic leadership to Ascension Medical Group, serving as Chief Executive Officer. AMG has a strong leadership team in place and will continue its transformation journey as a high-performing medical group that unites a community of providers through a shared purpose of supporting the needs of patients and caregivers, Dr. Maryland said.
Dr. Cacchione joined Ascension after serving in leadership positions at the Cleveland Clinic, including as Chair of Operations and Strategy for the clinic’s Heart & Vascular Institute. His earlier roles included serving as Executive Vice President, Chief of Quality & Operations, at Saint Vincent Health System in Erie, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cacchione is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. He received his medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and his undergraduate degree from Gannon University in Erie.