Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tenet Names CEO for East Cooper Medical Center

Tenet Healthcare Corporation announced that East Cooper Medical Center has appointed Jason Alexander as its new chief executive officer . As CEO, Alexander will oversee strategic, operational and clinical activities for the 140-bed acute-care hospital in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

"We are pleased that Jason is re-joining our organization.  He is a proven leader who has consistently demonstrated an ability to develop and execute sound strategies, improve operations and clinical quality and work collaboratively with physicians," said John Holland, senior vice president of operations for Tenet's Southern States region.  "His skill set and 15 years of experience in health care management will be integral in enhancing the success of East Cooper Medical Center."

Previously, Alexander served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Providence Healthcare in Mobile, Ala., where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of more than 2,350 employees at the 349-bed acute care hospital.  During his five year tenure at the hospital, Alexander created and implemented operational initiatives that generated savings of $14 million, raised patient satisfaction from the 60th to 80th percentile, and improved employee satisfaction from the 50th to the 80th percentile. 
Prior to joining Providence Healthcare, Alexander served as the director of business development and physician operations for Tenet's 602-bed Brookwood Medical Center where he oversaw strategy development, managed ambulatory care centers, and recruited and managed employed physicians. 

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is an investor-owned company that operates in one line of business: the provision of health care services through the operation of acute care hospitals and related health care facilities.  All of Tenet’s operations are conducted through its subsidiaries and affiliates.  Its business includes inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, radiology services and emergency medical treatment.

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