News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 10, 2012

Union Health System board names Patrick Board as new president, CEO


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — Union Health System Inc. (UHS) today announces the appointment of Patrick S. Board as its president and chief executive officer. Board succeeds David R. Doerr, who announced his retirement earlier this year.

Board currently serves as CEO of Union Associated Physicians Clinic LLC (UAP) in Terre Haute. The UAP Clinic is a multi-specialty group medical practice and which is part of UHS. Another part of UHS is Union Hospital led by Scott L. Teffeteller, president and CEO. These excellent resources serve patients throughout west central Indiana and east central Illinois.   

Board joined UAP Clinic in 2005. During his tenure, he oversaw an increased number of physicians, expansion of patient services, and the construction of a new professional office building on the Union Hospital campus. He has more than 28 years of health care leadership experience. Prior to joining UAP, he was the president of Covenant Medical Group in the Milwaukee area and served as both hospital and clinic department administrator at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and CEO of University of Minnesota Physicians in Minneapolis. Board received his bachelor’s in business from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and his master’s in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota.

As a Terre Haute resident, Board has been involved in a number of community organizations including prior service with Rotary and the board of the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. He currently serves on the board of the Union Hospital Foundation and TREES Inc. and also on two Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce initiatives, including Better Healthcare Wabash Valley and Public Policy Committee.

Board begins his new duties effective Jan. 1. UAP Clinic’s board of managers is launching a search for his successor.