Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that Tim Adams has been named senior vice president of operations for the company's Central States region. Adams, 44, will oversee all strategic, operational and clinical activities for the region's 14 acute care hospitals, one specialty facility and related health care services.
"Tim's strategic and operational expertise will complement the strong leadership we have in the Central States region," said Britt T. Reynolds, Tenet's president of hospital operations. "His experience in leading large regional divisions in Texas and Florida for major hospital systems, and his tenure in the industry, provides us with confidence that Tim will lead this region to even greater successes in the future."
Adams served for five years as division vice president for Community Health System's 18 Texas hospitals, where he led his team to strong improvements in quality, growth and financial performance. Adams has also served as division president of Iasis Healthcare Corporation's Florida hospitals. Most recently, Adams served as chief executive officer of Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in Cedar Park, Texas, a hospital within his division, and led a turnaround in the hospital's operations, achieving a significant increase in admissions and EBITDA. Adams has previously held several executive positions at hospitals around the country, including chief executive officer and chief operating officer. Earlier in his career, Adams provided consulting services for Coopers and Lybrand, IMPACT Associates and Centex Casemix Management.
Adams is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the board of directors for the Texas Hospital Association. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and a master's degree in business administration from The University of Texas at El Paso.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading health care services company, through its subsidiaries operates 50 hospitals, over 100 free-standing outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for health care providers that serves more than 300 hospital and health care entities nationwide. Tenet's hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.
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