MyMichigan Health appoints Bryan Cross as COO

Bryan Cross, Pharm.D., FACHE, has been named chief operating officer of MyMichigan Health, replacing Greg Rogers, who is now president and CEO of the health system.

“MyMichigan’s more than 75-year history and its leaders have built a truly incredible organization,” Rogers said. “While upcoming healthcare trends and technological changes can be daunting, our culture is patient-centered, collaborative, strong and resilient; and I am confident that in the role of COO, Bryan is well qualified to lead us into the future. Bryan has been instrumental in many accomplishments over the years, one of which has been strong leadership through COVID-19.

With over 30 years of healthcare experience, Cross began his career at MyMichigan as a Paramedic Supervisor. After earning a Doctor of Pharmacy, he rose to director of pharmacy, then spent 13 years as corporate director of pharmacy, receiving the prestigious MidMichigan Health Chairman’s Award in 2006. Cross also served as vice- president of the professional services of the health system. where he was instrumental in the strategic planning and coordination of COVID-19 response initiatives and the immunization program. Most recently, he served as president of MyMichigan Medical Center Midland since March 2021. Cross also holds a master’s degree in business administration.

“Our healthcare system has gone through a very difficult time over the past two years with multiple waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, unprecedented demand for services and significant staffing shortages in multiple clinical disciplines,” said Cross. “The strength of the organization is evident as we have continued to provide excellent care to our patients as we successfully overcome these challenges. Looking to the future, MyMichigan Health has a bold vision for health care leadership in the state of Michigan. We will be leaders in innovation, rural health care delivery, clinical outcomes, growth, community engagement and sustainability, and I look forward to helping deliver on that vision. .

Bryan also noted that in his new role as COO, he plans to build on the legacy of Diane Postler-Slattery and help realize her vision.

Cross is married with four children, three of whom work or will soon work in the health field.

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