Care New England Leadership
Dennis D. Keefe
President and CEO of Care New England
Dennis D. Keefe was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Care New England in the summer of 2011. He came to Care New England from the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the only public health care system in Massachusetts, where he has served in a variety of capacities, including as its Chief Executive Officer since 2002. He also served as the Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Cambridge, MA during the same time period.
Prior to 2000, he worked as a senior executive for Morton Hospital and Medical Center, Cambridge Hospital and Marlborough Hospital.
Mr. Keefe earned a bachelor of science degree in health sciences summa cum laude from Northeastern University and a master’s of business administration in business/healthcare administration, also from Northeastern. He is a past clinical instructor/lecturer at Tufts University School of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health and Northeastern University.
Mr. Keefe serves on the Boards of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Quality Institute and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the State of Rhode Island’s Health Care Planning and Accountability Advisory Council.
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