Kristen Murtos

AHA Representative

Kristen Murtos is President of NorthShore Skokie Hospital, part of NorthShore University HealthSystem, a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the Chicago region with four hospitals and over 2,400 physicians. In her time at NorthShore, Ms. Murtos has worked extensively in medical group development, physician alignment, clinical service line management, mergers and acquisitions, population health, marketing strategy, and business development.

In her current role as President of NorthShore Skokie Hospital, Ms. Murtos provides leadership promoting organizational performance and driving quality, loyalty, and growth. In addition to her leadership role at NorthShore Skokie Hospital, Ms. Murtos oversees Corporate Marketing & Communications, Population Health, and the IPA for NorthShore.

Prior to joining NorthShore, she worked with Deloitte Consulting where she assisted healthcare providers, payors, and manufacturing clients with operational improvement, market strategy, delivery system integration/optimization, and care management. 

Ms. Murtos holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Public Policy from the University of Chicago. She has served in leadership roles with the University of Chicago Graduate Program in Health Administration & Policy Executive Council, The North Shore Board of the American Cancer Society, and The Evanston Chamber of Commerce. She currently serves on the Board of the North Suburban Healthcare Foundation and the American Joint Replacement Registry and on the Advisory Board for the Kindness Connection which promotes volunteerism to school age children.