By ALLYSON LANE
Matthew Mattner has joined Fisher-Titus as our new Chief Operations Officer.
Mattner brings 30 years of progressive leadership in both the military and private sector, including 10 years leading health-care operations. His achievements include consistent improvements in quality, patient experience, and financial performance. His collaborative leadership style resulted in improved organizational operations, positioning hospitals for growth and sustainability.
Most recently, Mattner served as Chief Operating Officer at Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital, a 203-bed acute-care community hospital in downtown Cleveland. He oversaw environment of care, emergency management, patient support and ancillary clinical services. During his tenure, the hospital exceeded net operating revenue goals, implemented a patient transportation service and earned recognitions for quality, safety and patient experience.
Before joining Lutheran Hospital, he served as Chief Executive Officer/Commander of the U.S. Army, Fort Drum Medical Department Activity, New York, leading the health care system’s multifunctional team of 1,100 caregivers and 120 licensed providers in 26 facilities.
During his 27-year career in the Army, Mattner served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army V Corps Headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany; Deputy Chief Operating Officer for NATO ISAF Joint Command Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan; and Executive Director of Medical Operations, U.S. Army Europe in Heidelberg, Germany. Early in his service, he held several positions in the U.S. Army Medical Battalion in Korea, including Commander of the Air Ambulance Medical Company.
Mattner is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and earned an Executive Leadership Certificate from the University of Kansas. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Science in physics and earned a Master of Science in Aviation Safety from Central Missouri State University.
Allyson M. Lane is public relations specialist at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, 272 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, 419-660-2696, fishertitus.org.