Josh Martin, Chief Executive Officer
Josh came to Summit Pacific Medical Center with more than 18 years of healthcare experience in both large tertiary health systems and rural community hospitals. He has served Grays Harbor County as a healthcare executive for more than five years, where he executed a strategic growth initiative that resulted in a 25% increase in healthcare providers.
He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, both from Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. He has certifications in Lean Process Improvement from the University of Washington and Social Marketing from Boise State University. He understands the healthcare delivery system and enjoys the challenge of rural hospitals. Josh is well versed in hospital and clinic operations, physician alignment, strategic planning and cultural development. He strives to create an organizational culture that embodies excellence, compassion and quality while advocating at a State and National level to transform our healthcare delivery system.
Josh and his wife Sarah have three young children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family, volunteering in his community and coaching youth soccer.
James Hansen, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
James has more than 20 years of healthcare-specific financial experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Washington State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Management and Strategy, from Western Governors University.
He has a passion for utilizing financial skills to help ensure resources are available to provide healthcare to communities. He is looking forward to helping Summit Pacific Medical Center build the healthiest community in the Nation.
James and his wife Joni have two sons. The Hansen family has a special affinity for two sports, hockey, as his sons played youth ice hockey for many years, and golf, as both boys competed in junior and collegiate golf. James and his wife spent the last four years in California and are excited to return to Washington, where they look forward to being closer to family and friends. Elma holds a special place for James, as he lived in Elma as he spent his college summers working as a laborer at the Satsop Nuclear Power Plant.
Ken Dietrich, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Ken Dietrich comes to Summit Pacific Medical Center with extensive knowledge in both medicine and administration. Prior to accepting the CMO role, Dr. Dietrich spent a year and a half working in SPMC’s Emergency Department. Dr. Dietrich is excited about SPMC’s vision statement and realizes that Grays Harbor is an underserved area. His work at Summit Pacific will include evaluating systems, developing services and working with our providers to ensure they have the resources they need to provide great care. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has worked in critical care medicine for more than 34 years. He served as a pediatric critical care physician at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma for 26 years.
Dr. Dietrich received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1982. After receiving his medical degree, he received residency training in pediatrics at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University. After completing his residency Dr. Dietrich traveled to the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison where he completed his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care. After completing fellowship Dr. Dietrich became the PICU Medical Director for LSU Medical School in Shreveport, Louisiana where he started their first PICU program. After successfully developing the PICU program, Dr. Dietrich and his family decided it was time to move back to the Pacific Northwest.
He came to Mary Bridge in Tacoma in 1990 as a pediatric intensivist and built a private practice from one employee to a large multi-specialty group, Pediatric Specialty Services. From 1997-2005, Dr. Dietrich led the development of a large Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) through partnerships between his multi specialty group, a large primary care pediatric group, and Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. The PHO, Mary Bridge Children’s Health Alliance, was engaged in program development, risk and fee-for-service contracting, installation of an EMR system throughout the hospital and physician practice locations, as well as billing, collecting, and other back office areas for over 240 physicians. During those years Dr. Dietrich pursued additional education, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies, a Masters in Business Education, and lastly a Masters in Christian Studies.
Dr. Dietrich has a wealth of experience managing various organizations including, time as President and CEO of InVivo Health Partners, sponsor and board member of the Pierce County Children’s Health Coalition, Chairman of the Board of Christian Athletic Program and Executive Administrator of Living Grace Ministries. He also served as President and CEO of a Tacoma Bible College from 1998-2014. Dr. Dietrich has traveled and offered overseas medical care through Operation Smile, and developed a youth soccer league, FC United, in Tacoma where he spent 15 years as a youth soccer coach.
He and his wife live on a farm outside of Elma where their 10 grand children love to visit and play with the animals. He looks forward to the community feel of SPMC and the personal feel of being able to see patients out in the community. He is excited to join the passionate and visionary executives at SPMC to develop our hospital district’s services.
Tammy Moore, DNP, Chief Clinical Officer
Dr. Tammy Moore has been a part of the Summit Pacific Medical Center family for nearly 10 years, beginning her tenure at the original site in McCleary. She feels honored to witness the organization grow and participate in influencing the community to lead healthier lives. While delivering primary care to the members of Grays Harbor and surrounding counties, she has formed countless positive patient relationships and holds those relationships as critical to her role in hospital administration.
Dr. Moore earned her Master’s and Nurse Practitioner degrees at Washington State University and earned her Doctorate in 2015 from Frontier Nursing University with her doctoral work dedicated to the implementation of accountable care organizations in rural areas.
She has served numerous leadership roles within the organization, including time dedicated to the Summit Pacific Medical Foundation Board, acting Chair of the Emergency Department Care Plan Committee and the first Nurse Practitioner Medical Staff President from 2009 to 2012. As Vice President of Care Transformation, Dr. Moore guides the organization through value-based care work, which looks to transition health systems from fee-for-service to a system that focuses on quality of care.
Summit Pacific Medical Center forges the path for rural systems that look to adopt advanced payment models through health care payment reform. With the executive team, she is able to apply her creative and innovative leadership skill set to envision and implement the future of health care right here in Elma, Washington.
Lauri Bolton, Chief Experience Officer
As our Chief Experience Officer, Lauri is accountable for shaping Summit Pacific’s brand experience by providing vision and direction for organizational initiatives that create exceptional experiences for community members, providers and staff.
She has previously worked at other large health systems across Washington and Oregon and most recently worked as our Vice President of Human Resources through an innovative partnership with Mason General Hospital, splitting her time between both organizations.
As she spent more time at Summit Pacific, Lauri realized that she wanted to become a part of the Summit team full-time. She has more than 20 years of experience in human resources management, process improvement, satisfaction and engagement and looks forward to applying her skill set to transform the healthcare experience. Lauri is committed to helping Summit Pacific reach its vision of building the healthiest community in the Nation. She looks forward to enhancing healthcare in the Grays Harbor Community.