Bruce Cummings, MPH, LFACHE
Co-Founder and Principal
Bruce D. Cummings, LFACHE, is an innovative healthcare leader with a distinguished 40-year career in the hospital and healthcare industry. Now, he highlights the role of leaders and leadership practices in reducing the incidence and severity of burnout in healthcare.
Cummings has worked in urban and rural settings, large and small provider organizations, and independent and systems-based hospitals. He previously served as president/CEO of L+M Healthcare (Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Westerly Hospital, Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut and a hospital-affiliated medical group practice) and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health. He is a former chair of the board of directors of both the Maine Hospital Association and Connecticut Hospital Association. Upon his retirement, Cummings became a Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and received the T. Stewart Hamilton, MD Award for Distinguished Service from the Connecticut Hospital Association in recognition of his efforts to improve the health of Connecticut residents and for excellence in management.
He is a graduate of Colby College and received his master’s degree in health services administration from the Yale School of Public Health.