Senior Leadership Team
Harrison “Harry” R. Bane, MHCDS, President, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Harrison “Harry” Bane joins St. Elizabeth’s as President, responsible for the delivery of quality, affordable care for thousands of patients each year. Harry joins St. Elizabeth’s from Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton where he served as President. During his tenure, he was instrumental in leading the hospital to improve the delivery of quality care and earning an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group. Previously, he served as Good Samaritan’s Vice President of Operations where he built a culture of collaboration and focused on Length of Stay and ED throughput. Before serving at Good Samaritan, Harry was an Associate Administrator at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. In addition, Harry served as Vice President of Operations at Bane Care Management, where he led the system-wide integration of health care delivery and value-based care for their skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, adult day health centers and assisted living facilities.
Harry brings deep experience in health care management and hospital operations, with a focus on providing the highest quality patient experience and team-based care. Harry earned a bachelor’s in Economics from Middlebury College and a master's in Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business and Geisel School of Medicine. He is a Massachusetts Board Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Harry lives in Boston with his wife Margaret and their son George.
Dicken S. C. Ko, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Vice President, Medical Affairs
Dr. Ko is responsible for hospital-wide quality, enhancing patient experience and providing oversight of our medical staff office and medical staff affairs. Dr. Ko earned a bachelor’s in Physiology/Biology from the University of British Columbia and a medical degree from Queen’s University. He completed his residency in urology at the University of British Columbia and fellowship in transplantation at MGH. Dr. Ko was dually appointed to the staff of the Departments of Urology and Surgery at the MGH in 1997 where he was a part of the urology and abdominal organ transplantation program (kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation). From 2004-2012, Dr. Ko was promoted to the Surgical Director of the Renal Transplant Program.
Dr. Ko joins St. Elizabeth's from Massachusetts General Hospital where he served as Director of Regional Urology, overseeing affiliate sites, integrating clinical practices, sharing academic and community programs, developing lean practice programs, and exploring regional growth opportunities.
Tina M. Santos, MBA, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care
Tina Santos is responsible for all nursing functions across the hospital. Tina joins St. Elizabeth's Medical Center from Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts where she served as Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Operating Officer. At Heywood Hospital, she provided leadership for the Division of Nursing, guiding her staff to develop and manage their departments to provide excellent patient care and the highest level of quality. Skilled in operational efficiency, Tina proactively streamlined operations and reduced waste across the organization.
Prior to joining Heywood in 2011, Tina served as Director of Adult and In-patient Services at Lowell General Hospital, which earned a Magnet® status during her tenure. Known as a high energy and results-oriented health care professional, her 20-year career in nursing includes roles as Director of Maternal Child Health at Lowell General Hospital and Practice Manager of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. Tina received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Lowell, and holds a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration. In addition, she is a member of the Organization of Nurse Leaders, American College of Healthcare Executives and sits on the Clinical Issue Advisory Council (CIAC) of the Massachusetts Hospital Association. Tina serves on the Board of Directors for the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, Inc.
Paul Smith, Chief Operating Officer
Paul Smith joins St. Elizabeth's Medical Center from Holy Family Hospital where he was a Vice President for Operations and Haverhill Campus Administrator. Paul started his career in Information Technology at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and BIDMC. He went on to hold progressive leadership positions, including overseeing OR operations at CHA prior to joining Steward in November of 2014 as the Senior Director of Surgical Services for Steward Medical Group. Paul was based at St. Elizabeth’s until December 2016 before transitioning to Holy Family.
Paul received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire and his graduate degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
Victoria Lobban, MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Victoria Lobban, MBA, serves as St. Elizabeth's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), overseeing all aspects of Financial Planning, Budget and Decision Support, Patient Financial Services, Health Information Management, Materials Management, Case Management/Social Work Services, Research Administration, Respiratory, Pulmonary Function, Pain Management, EEG, Sleep Lab and the Nutrition Clinic. Victoria has served in several financial leadership roles in Steward Health Care, including CFO at Saint Anne’s Hospital, Good Samaritan Medical Center and New England Sinai Hospital. She first joined the Steward family of hospitals in 1998 as a staff accountant at Saint Anne’s, becoming the hospital’s Director of Financial Operations in 2007.
Victoria earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. She resides in Rehoboth with her husband and three children.