• Nason NQP
    Date Posted: Nov 17, 2020

    ROARING SPRING, PA (November 17, 2020) – Conemaugh Nason Medical Center today announced that it has been named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader. This designation recognizes hospitals within the LifePoint Health system that have enrolled in the LifePoint National Quality Program and succeeded in transforming their culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement.
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  • Vicki Parks CEO Wythe
    Date Posted: Nov 12, 2020

    Wytheville, VA (November 12, 2020) – Wythe County Community Hospital announced today that Vicki Parks has been named chief executive officer (CEO), effective December 14, 2020. A veteran healthcare leader, Parks comes to Wythe County Community Hospital from Wilson Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint Hospital, in Wilson, N.C., where she has served as chief operating officer (COO) since May 2019. Parks replaces Joe Wilkins.
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  • Karl Ngoye Headshot
    Date Posted: Nov 10, 2020

    Brentwood, Tennessee (November 6, 2020) – LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, has named Karl Ngoye from Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the recipient of its 2020 companywide Mercy Award. Ngoye, who serves as a registered nurse in MMC’s intensive care unit (ICU), was honored for the compassionate care he provides to patients and for his extensive volunteer work with vulnerable and at-risk youth.
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  • Ennis Regional Medical Center
    Date Posted: Nov 6, 2020

    ENNIS, TEXAS (Nov. 6, 2020) – Ennis Regional Medical Center (ERMC) today announced that it has been named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader. This designation recognizes hospitals within the LifePoint Health system that have enrolled in the LifePoint National Quality Program and succeeded in transforming their culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement.
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  • Rick Wallace Photo for Web
    Date Posted: Oct 20, 2020

    Dodge City, Kansas (October 20, 2020) – Western Plains Medical Complex (WPMC) announced today that Rick Wallace has been named chief executive officer (CEO), effective November 2. A 30-year healthcare veteran, Wallace replaces Jerry Dooley, who has been serving as interim CEO since June.
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  • CRMC Cardiac Cath Lab Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony - CRMC and UK Gill...
    Date Posted: Sep 30, 2020

    Clark Regional Medical Center (CRMC) recently announced a $4.6 million expansion of the hospital for a cardiac catheterization (cath) lab. The cardiac cath lab and launching of an interventional cardiology program at CRMC means greater access to potentially life-saving heart care in Clark County. It is estimated to be completed in the fall of 2020.
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  • LP photo
    Date Posted: Sep 21, 2020

    Florence, AL – On September 18, North Alabama Medical Center (NAMC), part of LifePoint Health, ceremoniously broke ground on a new cancer center that will be added to its main campus in Florence, Alabama. A small group of leaders from the hospital and LifePoint gathered to celebrate the first dig marking the beginning of construction for Northwest Alabama Cancer Care, LLC. The facility is made possible by a $13.6 million investment from LifePoint Health.
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  • Haywood Regional Medical Center logo
    Date Posted: Sep 15, 2020

    Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC), a Duke LifePoint Hospital, announced that Greg Caples has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective September 30. Caples comes to HRMC from Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon, Ga., where he has served as CEO for three years. He replaces former CEO Rod Harkleroad who left earlier this year to pursue a leadership opportunity at another Duke LifePoint facility.
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  • Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
    Date Posted: Aug 31, 2020

    Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, in Somerset, Kentucky, has received the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.
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  • SageWest Health Care Lander
    Date Posted: Aug 28, 2020

    SageWest Health Care, in Lander and Riverton Wyoming, has received an A+ overall grade in recent hospital rankings from the Lown Institute - the only Wyoming hospital to achieve that ranking in the institute's rankings, whose determinants include patient outcomes, care measurements and civic leadership.
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  • Matt Smith, CEO of Clark Regional Medical Center
    Date Posted: May 22, 2020

    Clark Regional Medical Center (CRMC) today announced that veteran administrator Matt Smith has accepted the position of chief executive officer (CEO). Smith has been serving as CEO of Bourbon Community Hospital in Paris, Kentucky since 2017 and formerly held the post of chief operating officer (COO) at CRMC.
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  • Reba Celsor
    Date Posted: May 14, 2020

    Spring View Hospital today announced that veteran hospital administrator Reba Celsor will join its team as chief executive officer (CEO), effective June 8, 2020. Celsor comes to Spring View from West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital, where she has served as CEO since 2015. She replaces Jerry Dooley, who has served as interim CEO of Spring View since February.
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  • RodHarkleroad
    Date Posted: May 8, 2020

    Frye Regional Medical Center (FRMC), a Duke LifePoint Hospital, announced that Rod Harkleroad, RN has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective June 8. Harkleroad joins FRMC from Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC), a Duke LifePoint facility in Clyde, North Carolina, where he has served as CEO since 2016. He will replace Chris Fensterle, who has been serving as interim CEO, in addition to COO, at FRMC since December 2019.
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  • Scott Headshot
    Date Posted: May 8, 2020

    National Park Medical Center (NPMC) today announced that Scott Smith will join its team as chief executive officer (CEO), effective May 25. In addition to this position, Smith will also assume the expanded leadership role of market CEO, in which he will have oversight over both NPMC and Saline Memorial Hospital (SMH), another LifePoint Health facility located in Benton, Arkansas. SMH CEO Michael Stewart will continue to manage the daily operations of that facility and its affiliated assets, and report directly to Smith.
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  • Robert Rupp
    Date Posted: May 1, 2020

    Parkview Regional Hospital (PRH) and Ennis Regional Medical Center (ERMC) today announced that Robert Rupp has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of both facilities, effective May 4, 2020. He replaces Bob Honeycutt who has transitioned to another hospital within the LifePoint Health network.
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  • Lori Bergen
    Date Posted: Apr 23, 2020

    Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) announced that Lori Bergen has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO). Bergen comes to WVMC from Providence Newberg Medical Center (PNMC) in Providence, Oregon, where she has served as CEO since 2012. She will replace interim CEO, Mark Nichols, effective May 4, 2020.
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  • Wes Taylor
    Date Posted: Apr 23, 2020

    Ashley Regional Medical Center (ARMC) announced that Wesley Taylor has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO). Taylor comes to ARMC from Havasu Regional Medical Center (HRMC) in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where he has served as chief operating officer (COO) since 2017. His first day at ARMC will be April 30, 2020.
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  • Honeycutt preferred
    Date Posted: Mar 31, 2020

    Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center today announced that Robert “Bob” Honeycutt will join its team as chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 27. Honeycutt joins Saint Mary’s from Ennis Regional Medical Center (ERMC) in Ennis, Texas, and Parkview Regional Hospital (PRH) in Mexia, Texas, where he has served as CEO since 2017. He will replace Scott Bailey, chief operating officer (COO) of Saint Mary’s, who has been serving as interim CEO.
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  • Fauquier
    Date Posted: Feb 21, 2020

    Fauquier Health hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, February 20 to celebrate the opening of the hospital’s new Center for Cancer Care. Hospital leaders, physicians, community leaders and government officials attended the ribbon-cutting event to tour the new freestanding 25,640-square-foot center and learn about its new equipment and expanded services.
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  • David Dill St Francis
    Date Posted: Feb 12, 2020

    he St. Francis Hospital team and leaders from Emory Healthcare, LifePoint Health, and the Columbus community gathered today to celebrate St. Francis becoming the first hospital to join the recently-formed joint venture between Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health. At the community event held at St. Francis’ hospital campus, leaders discussed what St. Francis’ ownership change means for the hospital and the people it serves. The first phase of new branding for the facility and its clinics was also unveiled, reflecting the new collaboration.
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