Care New England CFO Jack Sutherland III '98 has been chosen by Providence Business News as the winner of its 2014 "Career Achievement Award."

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Sutherland '98 Honored as Care NE CFO

Care New England CFO Jack Sutherland III '98 has been chosen by Providence Business News as the winner of its 2014 "Career Achievement Award."

From PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS:CFO AWARDS: Wisdom and steady hands keep hospitals healthy” by Jennifer Salcido, PBN Staff Writer

John "Jack" Sutherland III '98March 31, 2014: Change seems to be the only constant in the health care industry today. Every resident of that ecosystem – from patients to pharmacists to physicians to insurers – was managing shifting landscapes well before the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Now, the pace of change is accelerating.

To serve at the helm of a vessel in such roiling waters takes a steady hand, a wealth of experience and an eye for solving fiscal problems strategically. One such exemplary captain is John “Jack” Sutherland III [RWU Law ‘98], CFO of the Care New England Health System.

“I love the challenge of this industry,” Sutherland said, speaking of what keeps him going from day to day, year to year, decade to decade. “The not-for-profit health care industry is not your typical business field. You start with supporting the mission of the organization, which relates to the health and well-being of the community, so it’s a part of the business to be thinking about on a daily basis. And then to be able to wrap it into the challenges of the current [health care] environment … the evolution of the industry … it’s very satisfying to see the successes of what we’ve been able to deliver.” ...

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