Joseph W. Devine


Joseph W. DevineJoseph W. Devine, FACHE, is the President for Jefferson Health New Jersey. A longtime leader of what until fall 2017 was Kennedy Health, Mr. Devine is an officer of the Corporation of Kennedy Health and an Ex-Officio of the Kennedy University Hospital Board of Trustees.

Under his leadership, Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been named a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com five times (2014 – 2018). In 2016, then-Kennedy was the only hospital system in the United States honored as a Sepsis Hero by the Sepsis Alliance for its extraordinary sepsis detection and treatment program.

Since 2014, Jefferson Health’s New Jersey hospitals have received annual awards from the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ network as top performing in the state for providing safe, high-quality, and effective patient care. Also, Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals have each received “A” grades in the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade for their ability to prevent errors, injuries and infection numerous times.

In addition to chairing the NJHA Board, Mr. Devine is Vice Chair of the Southern New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as Executive Club Chairman for the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Devine holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and earned his B.S. from La Salle. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, its highest level of recognition.

Joe and his wife, Dina, reside in Washington Township, NJ, and are the parents of two married daughters.