Saint Joseph's University

Louis Horvath

Highly successful career with significant achievements in Healthcare Senior Management and University Administration-Education. Seasoned professional with expertise in health care administration, academic environment, new program development, and the re-defining and re-organizing of existing systems to ensure positive turn around.  Resourceful and cost sensitive Executive, with transformational leadership qualities and strength of character/integrity that are mission driven and bear determined focus on results, and which are integrated with genuine human and interpersonal values (building community in shared responsibility). Skilled in general management; specialization in behavioral health and geriatrics; a distinguished record of accomplishments in effective communication/connecting with Board, Management Team and Faculty/Employees. Managed services ranging from Special Needs Children, Adolescent and Young Adults, and Adults to Geriatrics. Committed in-depth to ethical values and principles in addressing critical and sensitive issues; performs well under pressure; and deals effectively with deadlines.

Board Certification by the American College of Healthcare Executives and previous (Association of Behavioral Health Executives and National Association of Geriatric Care Managers; Addiction). 


  • University Administration of Graduate Programs in Health Services (campus and online). Over 25 years of teaching experience.
  • Administrator/CEO of Three Specialty Health Care Institutions over eighteen years.
  • Achieved Accreditation with Commendation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations on two occasions and Deficiency-free Surveys from State Licensing authorities.
  • Developed and Implemented Short/Long Term Strategic Plans, Comprehensive Marketing Plans, realistic Business Plans, as well as Public Relations Strategy (which enhanced community image).
  • Responsibility for construction (2) and renovation of health facilities (6), both Inpatient and Outpatient.
  • Selected & implemented an Integrated Management Information System.
  • Designed highly successful workshops for national and regional audiences and established a Wellness/Prevention Program within the Northeast Region.
  • Served as Vice-President of Ancillary Services of a Multi-Hospital Health System and with responsibility for ten major Departments and a ten million-dollar budget.
  • As Senior Manager of a Community Mental Health Center (affiliated with a Major Teaching Hospital), developed a Comprehensive Treatment System in Addictions.

Courses Taught:

  • Integrated Capstone
  • Ethics of Health Care
  • Health Care Law
  • Health Organization
  • Hospital Administration
  • International Health

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