Glenn Robinson

Host of Business of Health Care

Glenn Robinson has been the President of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest since September 2007. He previously held several CEO positions at hospitals in Texas, Oregon, and South Carolina. A Georgia native and graduate of the University of Alabama, Glenn completed graduate school at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. 

He has more than 30 years experience in hospital and healthcare management, is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and has received several professional awards. Most notably, he was named to Tenet Healthcare’s CEO Circle of Excellence in two separate years, and is the recipient of an Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  

Glenn also serves on a number of national and state healthcare policy boards, including the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees. In addition, he serves as Chair of AHA’s Regional Policy Board 7, a member of the Texas Hospital Association Board of Trustees, and has served as Chairman of the THA’s Council on Policy Development. He also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer for both Baylor University and Trinity University and is involved in several non-profit organizations and community councils including Prosper Waco, Pine Cove Christian Camps, Restoration Gateway, and the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. 

Glenn and his wife, Rhonda, enjoy spending time with their children: son Josh and his wife Lauren, son Jacob and his wife Melissa, and daughter Sarah Kathryn and her husband Jordan; and three grandsons: Pierce, Caden and Colt.

Business of Health Care: Philanthropy

May 25, 2018

With well over half of hospitals and health systems in the United States classified as non-profit entities, thousands of hospitals nationwide at the same time rely, on charity and philanthropic generosity.

While providing patients safe passage and a quality outcome remains the most important measuring stick of any healthcare organization, there is an increasing focus on improving the overall patient experience.

Sometimes patients need ongoing care once back home. While sometimes family members take on the responsibility, often home health workers are needed to fill that role.

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the previous equipment in hospitals and clinics

Disproportionate share funds are paid to hospitals to help subsidize the care of low-income patients. 

These healthcare occupations are becoming increasingly important yet many people aren't familiar with what these roles are or why. 

The 2017-18 flu season was one of the worst in recent memory.

In healthcare, AI is gaining momentum and has the potential to significantly alter the industry in both the exam room and back office. 

Business of Health Care - Opioid Epidemic

Mar 16, 2018

The Center for Disease Control estimates 44 Americans fatally overdose on prescription opioids every day, exceeding the number of deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes. So how did we get here? 

If you've come across an advertisement for a physician or doctor's practice, there is a good chance you've seen the term "Board Certified."

One of the linchpins of an effective population health strategy are care coordinators

Of all the relationships we choose to establish, your relationship with your physician ranks right up there with choosing the right spouse and selecting the right career.

For most people, when they decide to retire, all they need to do is tell their family, their employer and their coworkers, and then wait for the retirement party.  When a physician retires, it is not that simple. 

Funding for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program(CHIP) recently have been the topic of a lot of hot political talk in Congress. We take a closer look at these to government administered health insurance programs. 

Many hospitals and healthcare organizations are shifting their mindset to focus on overall community wellbeing. Essential to these efforts are innovative and effective community partnerships.