Lee Domanico, CEO

Lee Domanico, Chief Executive Officer
Greetings, I’m Lee Domanico, Chief Executive Officer of the Marin Healthcare District and Marin General Hospital. In the coming months I’ll be taking the opportunity to share my perspective and opinions on both national and local health care issues as they pertain to the hospital and our community. I’ll keep you updated on progress towards our new hospital, MGH 2.0 and will share stories about some of the amazing people I am privileged to encounter, from staff to volunteers and our patients.

A Full Year and Lots of Accomplishments
Published December 13, 2018

As Marin General Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, I may be biased, but in preparing this end-of-the year wrap up, it appears I have plenty of good cause to be enthusiastic. Read More >>

Thanks to Our "Holiday Angels"
Published November 20, 2018

To the question “what are you doing for Thanksgiving,” it seems no two answers are alike. I’ve talked to people who will be celebrating among relatives from near and far; and to people who prefer a small, intimate dinner. Read More >>

Strategic Alliance Between Marin General Hospital and UCSF Health — a Major Benefit to Our Community
Published October 9, 2018

In September, Marin General Hospital and UCSF Health announced the formation of a strategic alliance that will expand the many already existing clinical collaborations we have with in Marin County. Read More >>

Fire, Once Again, Shows the Bravery and Commitment of First Responders
Published August 7, 2018

Last fall, the area around Napa and Santa Rosa were hit by one of the worst natural disasters in California’s history. Out of control fires raged for almost a week, taking more than 40 lives, destroying or disabling nearly 9,000 homes, and turning more than 180,000 acres in one of the most beautiful areas in the country into heartbreaking landscapes of blackened trees and scorched earth. Read More >>

Time to Celebrate the Ongoing Dedication of Our Nurses and Hospital Staff Who Provide Health and Safety to Our Community
Published May 6, 2018

Each May we celebrate two weeks that have special meaning to all of us in the healthcare profession: National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. This year they happen during the same week  May 6 to 12  starting with National Nurses Day, commemorating the birthday of Florence Nightingale on May 6. Read More >>

District Hospitals: Working in Partnership With Their Communities
Published April 9, 2018

In the years after World War II, California was facing a severe shortage of hospital beds. Soldiers were coming home and starting families. The economy was good and communities began to grow. Hospitals in the state were generally located in urban areas; if you lived in a rural or undeveloped area, however, you may have had almost no access to basic hospital and healthcare services. Read More >>

Patient Safety is in our DNA at Marin General Hospital
Published March 6, 2018

National Patient Safety Week, March 11 – 17, is the perfect time to talk about Marin General Hospital’s number one priority: meeting the expectations of our patients that we are doing everything we can to ensure their safety during their time at our hospital. Read More >>

Independence Fosters Marin General Hospital’s Innovative Spirit
Published February 6, 2018

If you visit our website’s “About Us” page, you’ll find a wealth of information about who we are and what we stand for at Marin General Hospital. Of greatest importance, our Mission and Vision – that we strive to achieve throughout the organization in every way possible. Read More >>

We Need to Talk. The Opioid Epidemic Isn't Going Away
Published January 4, 2018

Recently when reading my daily news feed, one headline in particular caught my attention. Soaring overdose deaths cutting US Life Expectancy (December 21, 2017, Associated Press). Read More >>

Look Around - Our Lives Are Filled With Good News
Published December 19, 2017

Dramatic shifts in the political landscape, natural disasters, including one very close to home, loss of lives to mass shootings and other violence, threats of terrorism, even war – every day it seems we wake up to another news cycle reporting unsettling and often scary events. Read More >>

Recent Fires Help Us Put the Thanksgiving Holiday in Perspective
Published November 20, 2017

The holiday season is here along with all the traditional sentiments — thanks, appreciation of family and friends, and hope for good things to come in the new year. But this year may be more difficult for hundreds of our neighbors, as well as a number of our employees who live here in this special part of Northern California. Read More >>

In Wake of the Events in Las Vegas
Published October 5, 2017

The following is a message I recently sent to our employees and physicians after the events in Las Vegas. The recent tragedy in Las Vegas has shocked me, and I’m sure many of you feel the same. I wanted to share just a few thoughts. Read More >>

What Marin General Hospital is Doing for You Lately
Published September 14, 2017

The following is a message I recently sent to our employees and physicians after the events in Las Vegas. The recent tragedy in Las Vegas has shocked me, and I’m sure many of you feel the same. I wanted to share just a few thoughts. Read More >>

In light of the Events in Charlottesville
Published August 21, 2017

The following is a message I recently sent to our employees and physicians after the events in Charlottesvile. Since Marin General Hospital and our staff touch so many in the community, I felt it was appropriate to share it with a wider audience. As always, I welcome your thoughts. Read More >>

Marin General Hospital's Success as an Independent Hospital — a Newsworthy Story
Published July 31, 2017

At a busy hospital like Marin General, the communications staff typically has their work cut out for them, answering questions from the media, setting up interviews with physicians and other experts, and reaching out to TV, radio, and print outlets to invite them to write about ongoing developments. Read More >>

Major 15-Year Strategic Partnership Seeing First Tangible Benefits
Published June 19, 2017

Just over a year ago, Marin General Hospital announced a 15-year, $90 million strategic partnership with a Royal Philips, a Netherlands-based healthcare technology company. Read More >>

Celebrating two special weeks... and our birthday!
Published May 17, 2017

If you like celebrations, special weeks or days, May is your month. In addition to the most well-known — May Day, Mother’s Day, Cinco de May — there’s National Hamburger Month, Wildflower Week, and Lumpy Rug Day, among others. Read More >>

Bringing Nurses Back to the Bedside
March 9, 2017

Year after year Marin General Hospital is recognized nationally in areas of clinical quality and patient safety. We provide exceptional outcomes to patients that come into our hospital, in a safe environment. Even so, we have begun a new journey to implement a major change in our operations this year. Read More >>

Much to Look Forward to in 2017
January 15, 2017

By this time, we’ve read all the 2016 end of the year wrap-ups — top news stories, best movies and books, best photography, celebrities we lost during the year, etc. Now it’s time to look at the year ahead, something I especially like to do when it comes to the coming year at Marin General Hospital. Read More >>