BROOKFIELD, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinstripe Healthcare, a division of leading human resources and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialist Pinstripe, Inc., announced today that Ellen Zane has joined the company's Healthcare Advisory Board.
" Ellen Zane is a role model for women in the field of healthcare. Known for her accomplishments and tenacity, Ellen has effected real change throughout her career and successfully executed complicated organizational turn-arounds. Her reputation as a leader in the healthcare industry is unparalleled," stated Jill Schwieters, president of Pinstripe Healthcare. "A true humanitarian, Ellen has also been recognized for her commitment to the realization of equal political, economic, and social rights for women. I am honored to welcome Ellen to our advisory board."
Ms. Zane is the president and chief executive officer of Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children. The first woman to run the hospital in its 214-year history, Zane is also assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Care Research at Tufts University School of Medicine. From 1994 to 2004, Ms. Zane held the position of network president for Partners HealthCare System, Inc. In this capacity, she was responsible for the development of a provider network featuring the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital, today one of the largest physician networks in America. Prior to that, Ms. Zane was the chief executive officer at Quincy Hospital in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Ms. Zane is currently a director of Parexel International (NASDAQ-PRXL), a director of Lincare Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ-LNCR), a director of Fiduciary Trust Company, and a director of Century Capital Management. She is a trustee of George Washington University and is a member of the Health Policy and Management Executive Council at the Harvard School of Public Health. Ms. Zane also is on the Board of Overseers at the Tufts University School of Medicine and immediate past chair of the Board of the Massachusetts Hospital Association. Zane is a recipient of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Humanitarian Award from the March of Dimes and the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus' Abigail Adams Award."My husband was an inventor and entrepreneur, and I've always been intrigued by the entrepreneurial spirit," Zane explained. "I think my experience running large healthcare organizations will be valuable in deepening Pinstripe Healthcare's understanding of the evolving talent needs of our industry. At the same time, my executive experience and involvement on the boards of directors for other organizations enables me to provide advice and counsel on business development matters," she added.