• ElmerPolite5x7@300dpi
    Date Posted: Jan 11, 2021

    Brentwood, TN (January 11, 2021) – LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier, today announced that Elmer Polite has been named chief financial officer of its Eastern Division of hospitals. In this role, Polite will oversee financial operations for 26 hospital campuses located in Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
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  • David Steitz, CEO of Bluegrass Community Hospital
    Date Posted: Jan 5, 2021

    Versailles, KY (January 5, 2021) – Bluegrass Community Hospital today announced that David Steitz has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO). Steitz, a healthcare veteran with more than three decades of hospital leadership experience, begins his new role January 11, 2021.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Dec 16, 2020

    Nashville, Tenn. – December 15, 2020 – Special Olympics Tennessee is honored to announce the selection of LifePoint Health, Bill Wilkerson Center, and Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians as Tennessee’s 2020-2021 Golisano Health Leadership Award honorees.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Nov 19, 2020

    LifePoint Health Joins Top U.S. Hospitals to Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp 100 of the nation’s top health care systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S., have come together with an urgent plea for all Americans – mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic now.
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  • 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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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Oct 28, 2020

    Johnstown, PA (October 28, 2020) – LifePoint Health, owner and operator of the LifePoint Health Business Services Center (BSC) in Johnstown, PA, has entered into a new revenue cycle management (RCM) agreement with R1 RCM, a leader in technology-enabled RCM services for healthcare providers. The agreement between LifePoint and R1 is designed to enhance patient experience and streamline operations to meet the evolving needs of the health system now and into the future for the communities LifePoint serves.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Oct 28, 2020

    BRENTWOOD, TN and CHICAGO – October 28, 2020 – R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM), a leader in technology-enabled revenue cycle management (RCM) services to healthcare providers, and LifePoint Health, a national network of hospitals, post-acute services, outpatient centers and providers in more than 80 locations, have entered into a new revenue cycle management agreement that will make R1 the exclusive revenue cycle management partner for more than one-third of LifePoint hospitals. The comprehensive partnership is designed to enhance patient experience and streamline operations to meet the evolving needs of the health system now and into the future for the communities LifePoint serves.
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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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  • EvanKeyser5x7@300dpi
    Date Posted: Oct 13, 2020

    LifePoint Health®, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, today announced that Evan Keyser has been appointed senior vice president and chief development officer for the organization, effective October 1. In this important role, Keyser will oversee LifePoint’s growth strategy and lead the overall development initiatives, strategic acquisitions and partnerships for the organization.
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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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  • Tommy Haggard
    Date Posted: Jul 31, 2020

    Bourbon Community Hospital today announced that Tommy Haggard has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective August 24, 2020. Haggard joins Bourbon Community Hospital from Bluegrass Community Hospital in Versailles, Kentucky, where he has served as CEO since 2010. He replaces Mike Poore, who has been serving as interim CEO of the facility.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Jul 22, 2020

    Five LifePoint Health facilities have been named to a national list of Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek and The Leapfrog Group.
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  • AndreaCleeton5x7@300dpi
    Date Posted: Jul 14, 2020

    Andrea Cleeton, vice president, operations improvement for LifePoint Health, has been named vice chair of the board of directors for Leadership Health Care, an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council.
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