Christopher M. Bird

Chief Operating Officer


Chris previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Tenet Healthcare-owned Phoenix Baptist Hospital and Arizona Heart Hospital.  Prior to joining Tenet, Chris was the CEO of ReachOut Healthcare America, the largest national provider of administrative support services to affiliated dentists in the mobile dental industry with operations in 24 states.  Chris also served as President of RehabCare, the largest contract therapy services company in the U.S. with $1.3 billion in annual revenue and 20,000 employees throughout 2,000 hospitals and skilled nursing facilities spanning 46 states.  Earlier in his career, Chris served as Vice President of Operations, Outpatient Services Division with Tenet Healthcare and as Western Divisional Vice President for DaVita HealthCare Partners.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University, a Master of Public Health with a Health Policy and Management concentration from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.