Dr. Michel Tétreault, CEO of St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, dies
Tétreault was a 'passionate advocate for patients,' hospital officials say
Dr. Michel Tétreault, the president and chief executive officer of Winnipeg's St. Boniface Hospital, has died.
Tétreault joined St. Boniface Hospital as its chief medical officer in 2001 and was appointed CEO in February 2005 following the retirement of Hubert Gauthier.
"Dr. Tétreault was a passionate advocate for patients, and actively engaged the hospital's leadership, staff and physicians in making real changes to improve processes and develop systems aimed at providing better patient care and creating operational excellence," the hospital stated in a news release.
"A champion of lean methodologies in health care aimed at reducing waste and improving processes, Dr. Tétreault was often invited to share his insights with health organizations in Canada, the United States and Europe."