Geisinger Health System
Associate Vice President of the Geisinger Women and Children’s Institute, Geisinger Health System
Andrea Wary has extensive experience in clinical operations, including 17 years of operational leadership within Geisinger Health System. Wary has demonstrated transformational leadership, driving value-based care processes, while optimizing patient outcomes. Key initiatives have included Perinatal Proven Care and more currently Emergency Care and Primary Care redesign. The focus included increasing patient access to care, while driving down overutilization of the seven emergency departments and two urgent-care centers for which she is responsible. Wary’s responsibilities have previously included oversight of the health system-owned Life Flight air ambulance program consisting of nine aircraft and six air bases. She additionally has overseen operations of Geisinger Health System’s ground EMS program. She is responsible for an operating budget of more than $200 million in revenue annually. Wary is grateful for the opportunity to support an outstanding staff of physicians, nurses, and support personnel to accomplish best practices, which exceed both patient and provider expectations. Wary enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters enjoying the outdoors.