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CHRISTUS St. Vincent Announces New Chair and Vice Chair of its Board of Directors February 16, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – CHRISTUS St. Vincent is proud to announce the new Chair and Vice chair of the hospital board, both serving for a two-year term.

CHRISTUS St. Vincent is fortunate to have two leaders with vast healthcare experience serving as our board chair and vice chair,” said Lillian Montoya, CHRISTUS St. Vincent President & CEO. “Mr. Bastone and Mr. Bradley brings a wealth of healthcare knowledge to the board, and we welcome their leadership.

Peter F. Bastone has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors for CHRISTUS St.

Prior to being named board chair, Bastone served as board vice-chair for CHRISTUS St. Vincent. He also chairs the board’s Community Health and Wellness committee in addition to serving on the board’s Audit and Finance, Governance, Quality, Patient Safety and Investment committees.

Peter Bastone is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anchorum St. Vincent, the largest health impact and conversion organization in New Mexico. Bastone is responsible for the strategic planning and overall management of the organization. He leads Anchorum’s charter as a community health impact organization to serve as a convener, catalyst and funder of health impact initiatives for Santa Fe and northern New Mexico.

Founded in 2007 and formerly known as SVH Support, Anchorum St. Vincent is one of two owners of CHRISTUS St. Vincent, operating in 50-50 partnership with Texas-based hospital system CHRISTUS Health.

Bastone brings to the board a legacy of healthcare administration and leadership. For the past five years, Peter has provided healthcare consulting services through his own firm, Ivy Healthcare Innovations & Analytics. Prior to the establishment of his firm, Peter was the President and CEO of Chesapeake Regional Healthcare in Virginia, an independent system serving a community similar to the size of Santa Fe and with a very similar mission, vision and values to CHRISTUS St. Vincent. Prior to his tenure in Virginia, Peter served as President and CEO of Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center and Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach, CA for fifteen years.

Bastone earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with honors, from Princeton University, and a master’s degree in public health and corporate management from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a Master’s of Theology in Healthcare Mission from Aquinas Institute of Theology and received a certification in healthcare and business innovation from Harvard Business School.

Bastone provides community support by serving as Board Vice-Chair for Villa Therese Catholic Clinic; as a member of the board for the Interfaith Community Shelter; and as a member of the Accountable Health Community (AHC) of Santa Fe County.

New Vice Chair

Lindsey Bradley has been named Vice Chair of the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Board of Directors.

Bradley is a retired health care executive and industry leader. Early in his career, he was Chief Operating Officer of Herman Hospital, a 900-bed teaching hospital in Houston. In 1981, he was selected by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth as President of Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas. In 1989, Mother Francis Hospital was recognized as “Texas Business of the Year”.

In 1995, Bradley led the creation of Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics (TMFHC). Trinity Clinic began with 56 physicians in 1995 and has grown to more than 700 providers throughout Northeast Texas. TMFHC was unique in its commitment to senior physician leadership and governance. This highly integrated system has led to many innovations and performance improvements, increases in access to care, and recognition as a top national healthcare organization. CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic was recognized in 2018 by the American Group Management Association Acclaim Award, which awards excellence and innovation.

In 2016, TMFHC joined CHRISTUS Health, and Mr. Bradley was the Senior Vice President for CHRISTUS Northeast Texas until his retirement. He is a member of the CHRISTUS Health board as well as the CHRISTUS St. Vincent board.

Mr. Bradley has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech and two master’s degrees from Trinity University. He has received an honorary doctorate degree from Holy Family University. He has served as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps.

Mr. Bradley has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine as a “Top Turnaround CEO”. He received the Earl Collier Award for distinguished leadership from the Texas Hospital Association. He also was honored by Trinity University by receiving the Leonard Duce Award for contributions to the field of healthcare leadership.