Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas has named two new people to key positions. Christopher Born has been named the president of the hospital and will take over on Monday. Born comes to Dell Children’s from Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. He was president of Texas Children’s Health Plan, which has more than 430,000 children enrolled. He also established a network of women’s healthcare under that plan. He also created Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates, a pediatric primary care group with more than 250 physicians. Texas Children’s has been moving into Austin with 18 primary care pediatric practices, four pediatric urgent care centers, three pediatric specialty clinics and two maternal-fetal practices coming to Central Texas in the next five years.
Born is a certified public accountant and has a masters in business. He’s originally from New York and went to State University of New York, Oswego. His MBA is from Rice University.
Elizabeth Fredeboelling will become Dell Children’s chief nursing officer beginning Nov. 5. She comes to Dell Children’s from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she was the vice president and chief nursing officer. Before that she was at Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center campus as the administrative director of specialty surgery. She also spent seven years at Texas Children’s.
Fredeboelling has a master of science degree in nursing and health system administration at Seton Hall University, and her bachelor of science degree in nursing at Elmhurst College.