DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — DuPage Medical Group (DMG), the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago area, is pleased to announce the addition of Donna Cooper to its leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. In her new role, Cooper will focus on streamlining operations and mapping out strategies for future growth, optimizing the operations of DMG’s practice sites, as well as collaborating with physicians and functional leaders throughout the organization to ensure an exceptional patient experience.
Cooper joins DMG with more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience, most recently serving as chief operating officer of Advocate Medical Group (AMG). AMG has over 1,500 providers and 300 locations throughout Chicagoland and Central Illinois. Cooper also formerly served as president of Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic where she directed various healthcare business operations on all levels. Donna was employed by Advocate since 2007.
Prior to her tenure with Advocate, Cooper worked as the chief financial officer and then CEO of Physicians Clinic of Iowa. She also previously held positions at a managed care company where she negotiated payer, vendor and Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO) contracts. Cooper is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
“I am truly excited about the blend of experience and leadership Donna will add to our team,” said DMG CEO Mike Kasper. “With our plans for continued growth and expansion, plus our improvement goals in some current focus areas, I believe Donna has the operational skillset necessary to help us take DMG to the next level. We are honored to have her join our organization.”
To learn more about DMG, its leadership team and its service offerings, visit www.dupagemedicalgroup.com.
About DuPage Medical Group
Founded in 1999, DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group with more than 700 physicians in over 100 suburban Chicago locations. DMG is a patient-centered organization focused on improving access to convenient, quality health care using the latest technology and treatment options. For more information, visit www.dupagemedicalgroup.com.