Dominica Tallarico Named Executive Vice President and COO at Allina Health

Allina Health has announced Dominica Tallarico, B.S., M.S., FACHE as the health system’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. In her role, Tallarico serves as the senior executive responsible for implementing Allina Health’s strategic plans into daily operations to meet the organization’s objectives. Tallarico’s leadership will build upon Allina Health’s strong operations foundation aimed at accelerating the integration of innovative care models.

“I am honored and excited to be joining Allina Health, where I am committed to furthering the health system’s mission to serve our communities and its bold purpose of contributing to the flourishing of humanity,” said Tallarico. “It will be a privilege to serve Allina Health and deliver on the organization’s promise of ‘All Together Better’ by changing people’s lives for the better through the integration of health care delivery models for the future. Allina Health is nationally recognized as a leader in health care, and we will build from our successes to deliver the safest, best health outcomes through equitable, affordable, accessible, and personalized care for all.”

Tallarico has served Advocate Health for the past 18 years, serving most recently as the executive vice president of the Illinois Market for the newly formed Advocate Health (previously Advocate Aurora Health). Tallarico was the executive leader responsible for acute and ambulatory strategy and operations in Illinois representing nine hospitals, a children’s hospital, 400 ambulatory sites of care and medical group clinics, 6300 physicians of which nearly 1800 are employed, and $7B in revenues.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dominica Tallarico to Allina Health as our new executive vice president and chief operations officer,” said Lisa Shannon, Allina Health president and CEO. “Dominica’s thought leadership around safety and quality, consumer-driven and growth-minded innovation, and her passion for advancing health equity and access, will play an integral role in accelerating our innovative care models to provide more connected health care experience for those we are privileged to serve.”

WittKieffer’s Donna Padilla, Stephanie Odorisio Arriviello, Jason Petros and Jennifer Sonneland led this search.

Read the announcement.