Oct 07, 2021
Laureen Driscoll, RN

Laureen joined MultiCare Health System in 2016 as Vice President of Operations, with the primary role as operational lead for MultiCare’s acquisition of Rockwood Health System in Spokane, Washington. She became President of MultiCare Deaconess Hospital in 2017 and President of Tacoma General and Allenmore Hospitals in May 2020. Laureen is passionate regarding patient safety, quality, and service excellence. She enjoys collaborating and strategizing with teams on how to improve patient outcomes, experience, and organizational effectiveness.
She began her career as a registered nurse in Portland, Maine, earning her BSN from the University of Southern Maine. She went on to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing Administration at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and continued her education at the University of Washington earning a Master’s in Business Administration.
Prior to joining MultiCare, Laureen served as Chief Operating Officer for Swedish Cherry Hill Campus in Seattle and Vice President of Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute. She has served in a variety of administrative nursing leadership roles throughout her career.
Her community and professional involvement include serving as a Director for the Milgard Women’s Initiative Advisory Council, supporting the University of Washington Tacoma Milgard School of Business in engaging women as creative and innovative leaders throughout their organizations and communities. She is also an active member of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Washington State Hospital Association.
Laureen and her husband John live in Ruston and have three grown sons.