In this role, McGinty oversees the operations of the 11 Allina Health hospitals and also has responsibility for specialty services, including Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, Allina Health Pharmacy and Allina Health Laboratory. He reports to Penny Wheeler, MD, Allina Health chief clinical officer.
McGinty joins Allina Health from Duluth-based Essentia Health. He has worked in various capacities at Essentia over the past 11 years, initially overseeing seven acute care hospitals, four long-term care facilities and 11 physician clinics. More recently, he served as the chief administrative officer of Essentia’s East Region, responsible for seven hospitals, 18 clinics and a 475-physician multi-specialty clinic.
Prior to his time at Essentia, McGinty was the president and CEO of Holy Family Memorial Health Network in Manitowoc, Wis. He served in various capacities in this organization over a 12-year period.
McGinty has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Master’s in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota.
“Dan is a terrific leader with a real affinity for the health care industry,” said Kenneth H. Paulus, president and CEO, Allina Health. “He cares about people, patients, caregivers and the work we do at every level of health care delivery. I couldn’t be happier that he is joining our team.”
"I am excited to join Allina Health and work alongside great colleagues as we deliver on our mission of service to our communities,” said McGinty. “Allina's mission and values resonate with me and I look forward to contributing as a member of an outstanding team."
About Allina Health
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Learn more at allinahealth.org.