First Healthcare Executive to Hold Governing Position with BOMA

Neil Carolan, Vice President and Chief Physician Development & Real Estate Officer for Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Ariz., has been named Vice Chair of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s Medical Office Buildings and Healthcare Facilities Committee.

BOMA is an international federation of more than 16,500 building managers and owners which, together, are responsible for the ownership and management of more than 9 billion square feet of downtown and suburban commercial properties and facilities in North America and abroad. BOMA’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. In his role with BOMA, Carolan will help to facilitate the organization’s efforts on behalf of the healthcare building industry.

Carolan is the first healthcare industry executive to hold a position with BOMA. Among his duties at Carondelet Health Network, Carolan is responsible for real estate development and management. Carolan has been with Carondelet, Southern Arizona’s only non-profit, Catholic healthcare system since September 2004. Previously, he served as Regional Vice President of CHRISTUS Medical Group and Regional Director of Physician Services for CHRISTUS Health in Houston, Texas. Carolan is also on the Board of Directors of the Tucson Mountain Medical Building Association in Tucson, Ariz., and has served as Chair of the Provider Education Planning Committee for BOMA International. Neil has also recently been selected to serve on the Southwest Region Arthritis Foundation Board of Directors.

About Carondelet Health Network
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Carondelet Health Network is a Catholic, nonprofit health care system dedicated to responding to the health care needs of Southern Arizonans. With a Mission to Heal, Carondelet was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet 130 years ago. Carondelet Health Network facilities include Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital, Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital, Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and Carondelet Neurological Institute on the campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson and Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, Arizona. Other Carondelet services include nearly fourteen Carondelet Medical Group primary care locations, three Carondelet Specialist Group offices, an ambulatory surgery center and various outpatient services. Carondelet Health Network is a ministry of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic, non-profit health care system. In Fiscal Year 2010, Carondelet provided nearly $50 million (8.3 percent of its net revenue) in Community Benefit to improve the health of our community and increase access to health care. More information about Carondelet Health Network is available at