As a life care company, we are focused on those we serve. From those who enter our doors seeking world-class medical care to those who want to improve their health and life. We are invested in the vitality of the communities we serve and the health and quality of life of the individuals in those communities. We have servant’s hearts and put those we serve first. We are here to change health care for the better. We are here for a purpose, to treat the whole person, not just an illness or a condition, but to find out what makes you unique, what makes you get up in the morning. And how we can help you live a better life.
Dreams and aspirations live in us all. We all want something better out of life. By changing health care to life care, we can all have it. We can take those dreams and aspirations and develop a roadmap, a life plan, that will help you set milestones and goals. The best part, we will be right there with you, so you don’t have to do it alone.
Dr. Mark Laney, CEO
Dr. Laney joined Mosaic Life Care in 2009. Prior to this, he served for 20 years at Cook Children’s Health Care System, eight of those years as the president of the Cook Children’s Physician Network. Dr. Laney earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, received a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed a Pediatric Neurology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In 2000, he received a Master of Science in medical management at the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Laney is the former president of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and is one of the 30 Best Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems according to Becker's Hospital Review.
Michael Pulido, Chief Operating Officer
Michael Pulido was named Chief Operating Officer in 2017. In this role, Michael oversees the medical center, our Long-Term Acute Care Hospital, strategic health partnerships and general support operations, in addition to his prior duties as Chief Administrative Officer. Michael has more than 20 years’ experience in an integrated health-care system in human resources and administration. Michael is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Fellow in the Healthcare Advisory Board (FABC).
Michael attended the University of Houston on scholarship earning a Bachelor of Political Science as a student athlete on the baseball team. He received his Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota. Michael and his wife, Sheri, have two children and reside in St. Joseph.
Dwain Stilson, Chief Financial Officer
Dwain Stilson was named chief financial officer of Mosaic Life Care in 2016. Mr. Stilson joined the Medical Center in June 2014 as controller. Prior to that time, he served for seven years with Health First, Inc. in Rockledge, Florida as corporate controller from 2012-2014 and in other finance leadership roles.
Before joining the healthcare industry, Mr. Stilson worked in the public accounting sector for five years including a two year stint with a big four accounting firm. Mr. Stilson is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Webber International University in 2003 and a Master of Business Administration Accounting from University of Central Florida in 2005.
Brennan Lehman, Chief Information Officer
Mr. Lehman joined Mosaic Life Care in August 2005. He has more than a decade of experience in health–care information technology and has implemented the technologies to accommodate the shift in drivers from the hospital to the patient’s home. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration/marketing from the Northwest Missouri State University where he also earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Brennan provides executive leadership for the vision of clinical technology solutions, including third–party vendors and support systems. He and his team ensure that Mosaic Life Care’s technology structure is stable, cost–effective and able to support the operations side including strategy, design, implementation and maintenance. Brennan and his team build viable systems to support future health–care designs, including disruptive new reimbursement approaches.
Edward Kammerer, MD, Chief Quality Officer
Dr. Kammerer began his journey at Mosaic Life Care in 1998 in internal medicine and was named Chief Quality Officer in 2015. Dr. Kammerer earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and he attended medical school at Creighton School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Kammerer has been a member of the Clinic Culture Committee since 2007, and was the Chair of the Department of Medicine from 2003-2006.
Davin Turner, DO, MS, Chief Medical Officer, President, Mosaic Life Care at St. Joseph, Medical Center
In January 2020, Dr. Turner was named President of Mosaic Life Care at St. Joseph, Medical Center. Dr. Turner will be responsible for medical center operations in addition to his role as the Chief Medical Officer. For more than 20 years, Dr. Turner was a practicing family medicine physician. He began his administrative journey, part-time, as the Clinic Physician Administrator in 2012. He transitioned to this role on a full-time basis in 2014. Mosaic has benefited greatly from his outstanding leadership.
Dr. Turner attended the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and trained at the University of Massachusetts – Fitchburg Family Practice in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He also trained at Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Dr. Turner completed his Master’s Degree through the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Turner is Board Certified in Family Practice.
Pat Dillon, Chief Government and Community Relations Officer
Pat Dillon was named Chief Government and Community Relations Officer in 2019. Prior to that, Pat was Vice President of Advocacy/Government Relations for Mosaic Life Care.
Pat has served on many non-profit boards in St. Joseph including Sertoma, United Way, Success by 6, Chamber of Commerce, the Missouri Western State University Foundation, Allied Arts, Downtown Partnership, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art and the YMCA. Throughout his career, Pat has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Ingram’s 50 People in Missouri You Should Know, Sertoman of the Year, Sam Walton Small Business Leader Award and many others.
Pat and his wife Nancy reside in St. Joseph and have two adult children, Patrick and Erin.
Dana Anderson, LTACH Administrator
Dana joined Mosaic Life Care in 2001. At Mosaic Life Care, Dana’s career began as a patient care associate. She then transitioned into a nursing role in the critical care units. In 2010, Dana became the Director of Nursing of the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital, a hospital-within-a-hospital inside of the medical center.
In 2014, Dana became the administrator of the LTACH and is responsible for providing administrative leadership to nearly 75 caregivers that provide care to chronically and acutely ill patients who require an extended hospital stay. Dana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO.
Linda Bahrke, Administrator
Linda Bahrke is responsible for Mosaic Life Care’s population health management strategy and deployment, preparing the organization for increasingly advanced reimbursement models. Linda has 30 years of experience in clinical nursing care, care management and 10 years in the health–insurance industry. Linda earned her diploma as a registered nurse in 1984 from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Sioux City, Iowa. Ten years later, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing followed by a Master of Arts in Organizational Management in 1997, both from the University of Phoenix.
In 2009, Linda became a Fellow of the Advisory Board Company and has appeared in a variety of trade magazines. Linda has two grown daughters who followed in their mother’s footsteps and also work in the health–care industry. She strives to live life with integrity, surrounded by family and friends.
Jon Doolittle, President, Mosaic Medical Center – Albany
Jon D. Doolittle is the president of Mosaic Medical Center – Albany, a critical access hospital system located in Albany, Mo. Since his tenure in July 2010, Mosaic Medical Center – Albany revised its governance structure to include physician leadership, expanded primary care offerings, added outpatient services and, most notably, began to operate as part of Mosaic Life Care in 2014. Jon is privileged to work alongside great caregivers and is proud to help Mosaic and his home region work together to build an exemplar site for rural life care. Jon’s prior healthcare experience includes over eleven years working in a variety of roles with Cerner Corporation.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, where he concentrated in Government. At home in Albany, Jon and his wife Jeni enjoy serving their church and spending time outdoors with family and friends, including their six children.
Nate Blackford, President, Mosaic Medical Center - Maryville
Nate Blackford is president of Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville. Nate was most recently the vice president and chief operating officer of MPact Health in Parkville, Mo., where he played a key leadership role in the creation and development of a multi-state clinically integrated network of physicians, clinics and hospitals. Before that, Nate was the vice president and chief operating officer of Northwest Medical Center in Albany, Mo., where he directed a broad range of clinical departments and administrative services.
Along with working at Northwest Missouri State University as the former director of Strategic Research and Planning, Nate held various leadership positions with Cerner Corporation. Nate received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and his Master of Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University.
He and his wife Andrea have two children, a son Connor and daughter Chloe. Nate enjoys coaching his kids’ sports team and playing golf.
Jaren Pippitt, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer
Jaren’s career in healthcare began more than 20 years ago and she has held positions in physician network administration, strategic business development and service line leadership. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Missouri State and a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Missouri. She is a Fellow of The Advisory Board Company, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and an Alchemist of the Kaiser Institute Alembic Program. She also has served on numerous healthcare and community boards.
She previously served Mosaic Life Care as Associate Administrator of the Human Motion Institute, which enabled her to support caregivers who help patients return or progress toward their desired level of functioning and to “Live Life Well.” She also served the organization as Administrator of the Home Centric division, which is committed to delivering Life Care Anywhere Anytime until 2017.
In 2017, Jaren was named Administrator of Strategic Partnerships. In this position, Jaren works closely with our largest current and future strategic partners while forming other potential partnerships in the markets Mosaic Life Care serves. Jaren works with Operations teams to ensure strategic initiatives are implemented smoothly. In 2019, Jaren was named Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Jaren is responsible for the facilitation and coordination of our Strategy efforts including our Strategic and Long-Range planning processes along with overseeing regional and business growth opportunities.
Jaren “Lives Life with Purpose.”