About Erin Asprec
Erin began her career in healthcare at the Methodist Health Care System in 1998. She joined the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in 2002, working as the Director of Business Development and then as the Executive Liaison to the President and CEO of the System, Dan Wolterman. Erin then served on the TMC Campus as the Chief Executive Officer of the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute for six years. She planned and managed the construction of the Institute, comprised of 265,000 square feet and 147 beds. Her numerous achievements resulted in a range of prestigious honors from several leading organizations, including Thomson Reuters, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the American Heart Association.
In March 2010, Erin was named Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital where she has focused on the growth of key service lines, including oncology, heart and vascular, orthopedics, neuroscience, and specialty surgery services. She has fostered and developed the University of Texas Medical School relationship at Southeast through physician recruitment, and by building new models for collaboration and growth in key service lines.
Since 2012, Erin has been active in both the Texas Hospital Association and American Hospital Association, serving on the THA’s Council on Policy Development, and as a delegate to the AHA Regional Policy Board. She was recently elected to the THA’s Board of Trustees, offering her a larger role in changing policy to support safe, affordable and quality health care.
In 2013, Erin’s role as Chief Executive Officer was expanded to include the new Memorial Hermann Pearland Medical Complex. The new facility is home to the second Convenient Care Center in the Memorial Hermann System, which opened in February 2014, and home of the 64-bed Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, which opened in 2016.
In March, 2015 Erin was promoted to Senior Vice President/Regional President of Memorial Hermann’s South Region. The South Region oversight encompasses leadership, direction and integration of the Region’s hospitals [Memorial Hermann Sugar Land (81 licensed beds), Southwest (561 licensed beds), Pearland (64 licensed beds) and Southeast (293 licensed beds)] and 44 ambulatory care sites (outpatient imaging, sports medicine and rehabilitation, outpatient laboratory and outpatient surgery centers). In 2017, Erin was given oversight of the organization’s Neuroscience service line, and gained the additional title and scope of Transformation Officer.
Erin spearheaded the formation of Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann (WLMH). The mission of the WLMH program is to build a strong network and a culture of excellence among women leaders that has a far reaching impact both within the organization as well as in the community. The program launched in November, 2015, has completed its inaugural mentee graduation, has enlisted 450 members and continues to grow.
In October, 2017 Erin was promoted to Executive Vice President-Acute Care Services/Chief Transformation Officer with oversight over all community acute-care facilities [Cypress (81 licensed beds), The Woodlands (351 licensed beds), Northeast (255 licensed beds), Katy (208 licensed beds), Memorial City (444 licensed beds), Greater Heights (260 licensed beds), Sugar Land (149 licensed beds), Southwest (547 licensed beds), Pearland (64 licensed beds), and Southeast (293 licensed beds)]. Erin provides leadership to the Behavioral Health Services and the organization’s Support Services. As the new chief transformation officer, Erin leads the organization’s Clinical Care Redesign effort to reduce variation, create standardization by reducing waste in order to improve quality service while reducing cost.
Erin earned a Master in Health Administration degree from Saint Louis University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Texas Hospital Association Boards. Erin is a proud member of POSSE Foundation Board, Posse is one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth leadership development programs in the United States.