Richard Trogman Named System Chief Operating Officer (COO) & PIH Health Hospital - Downey President - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Published on August 30, 2019

Richard Trogman, FACHE has joined PIH Health as System Chief Operating Officer (COO) & President of PIH Health Hospital - Downey. Trogman is a seasoned healthcare executive with 29 years of progressive healthcare experience. He joins PIH Health from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan where he served as the chief operating officer of the Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center. His first day with PIH Health will be Monday, October 7, 2019. 

“I am pleased to join a healthcare network that is dedicated to providing high-quality patient care,” said Trogman. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure that residents of our area have access to outstanding healthcare.”   

Trogman will be responsible for strategic management of PIH Health pharmacies, supply chain management, facilities and other operational services. He will also have direct daily oversight of the Downey hospital campus, including management of Nursing Administration. 

Trogman’s previous roles with Kaiser Permanente included Interim Regional Vice President/COO of the Colorado Region; Regional Executive, Support Services; and Regional Operations Support Leader. 

Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Science Degree in Health Administration from California State University, Northridge. He has completed several Kaiser Permanente executive programs including a Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. 

“Richard has the leadership qualities and experience that model our commitment to providing outstanding care for our patients,” said James R. West, president and chief executive officer of PIH Health. “We look forward to the expertise he will bring to our organization.”