Portrait of Christopher George

Christopher George

Senior administrative director for primary care, Hennepin Healthcare

Description

Christopher George is responsible for the operations of Hennepin Healthcare’s community clinics, which see more than 180,000 patient visits annually. In 2019, he co-led a team to develop and implement tools to improve 10 preventive chronic disease measures across 13 clinic sites. A composite measure of the impact demonstrated 5.2 percent improvement, the first time Hennepin Healthcare hit its target to exceed 4.7 percent annually. This equates to an additional 1,293 patients with a chronic health need met.

George also played an integral role in Hennepin Healthcare’s pandemic response.