Rob Allen, FACHE, chief operating officer of Intermountain Healthcare, has been named as one of the top 25 COOs in healthcare by Modern Healthcare. He’s leading Intermountain’s nationally recognized operational work to connect with patients and healthcare consumers when, where, and how they want to receive care and services—including innovative virtual and telehealth services, and ambulatory surgery centers. He’s collaborating with Intermountain leaders, clinicians, and caregivers to redefine value-based care—improving health and making healthcare more effective, affordable, and accessible. Further, Rob leads Intermountain’s operational best practices and continuous improvement culture to improve safety, quality, and affordability.

In addition to Rob’s 25-plus years of executive leadership at Intermountain, he’s also held CEO roles at hospitals and health systems in Wyoming, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Rob has served on many foundation, chamber, and service boards.

Rob earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Utah State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Management from Brigham Young University. His passion for healthcare began during his childhood as he was raised on a farm in Star Valley, Wyoming, where his mother served as a nurse and later as administrator at Star Valley Hospital. He and his wife, Becky, have three children and four grandchildren.