• Augusty Fausett
    Date Posted: Apr 1, 2021

    LifePoint Health®, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, has promoted two vice presidents to new roles. Michelle Augusty has been named senior vice president, communications, and David Fausett has been named senior vice president, risk management.
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  • David Dill
    Date Posted: Mar 31, 2021

    David Dill, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of LifePoint Health, recently was a guest on the "A Second Opinion" podcast with Senator Bill Frist, MD. The national healthcare podcast addresses today's challenging healthcare issues from three distinct vantage points: policy, medicine and innovation.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Mar 10, 2021

    Several LifePoint facilities have been named to The Chartis Group's 2021 lists of top performing hospitals. UP Health System-Bell in Ishpeming, Michigan has been named to the list of Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals. UP Health System-Portage in Hancock, Michigan; Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville, Oregon; Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, Utah; and Castleview Hospital in Price, Utah have all been named to the list of Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Mar 8, 2021

    To recognize International Women's Day, Becker's Hospital Review featured thoughts on leadership from 29 women in the healthcare industry, including two LifePoint Health leaders - Vinitia Mathews, senior vice president and chief diversity and patient experience officer, and Jennifer Peters, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Mar 5, 2021

    LifePoint Health Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer Andy Heins and Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer Ellen Hunt recently spoke with Compliance Week about the key role that collaboration between compliance and information security plays in protecting company data from cyber security threats.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: Feb 16, 2021

    Last week, Dr. Christopher Rehm, chief medical officer for LifePoint Health, joined Michael Slubowski, president and CEO of Trinity Health and Dr. Joe Cacchione, executive vice president of clinical and network services for Ascension, in a virtual American Hospital Association COVID-19 vaccine briefing for Congressional lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill.
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  • Compliance Release Photo
    Date Posted: Feb 9, 2021

    LifePoint Health®, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, today announced the appointments of Ellen M. Hunt, JD and Michelle Rigby, CFE, CHC, to newly created leadership roles in the organization’s Ethics and Compliance Department.
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  • VinitiaMathews5x7@300dpi
    Date Posted: Feb 4, 2021

    Brentwood, Tenn. (February 3, 2021) – LifePoint Health®, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, today announced the appointment of Vinitia Mathews, PhD to the new role of senior vice president and chief diversity and patient experience officer. In this role, Mathews will be responsible for the development and implementation of the organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives – including leadership of LifePoint’s DEI Steering Committee and oversight of strategy and internal and external resources supporting the assessment and development of DEI efforts. She will also continue to lead patient experience programs for the company.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • David Dill
    Date Posted: Jul 1, 2020

    LifePoint President and Chief Executive Officer David Dill was recently featured on "Health Care Brass Tacks," a virtual series from the Nashville Health Care Council, where industry leaders share their perspectives on the current pandemic and its impact on healthcare.
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