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Summerville Medical Center Names New CEO

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Summerville Medical Center (SMC) recently named Lisa Valentine, FACHE as Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2014. She most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer and interim Chief Executive Officer at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Valentine oversaw the multi-campus enterprise of three hospitals, two ambulatory surgery centers and a free-standing emergency department. 

As COO, Valentine was responsible for strategy development, physician relations and the operations for the Forest Campus, a 340-licensed bed acute care hospital.  She led the development of a new 95,000-square-foot medical office building, recruited and integrated more than 50 primary care and specialist physicians and successfully led the team to obtain a Virginia Certificate of Need for a $78 million hospital expansion.
Valentine received her Master of Science in Health Administration, Executive Program from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute care hospital located in the Oakbrook section of Summerville between Ladson and Trolley Roads and is part of the HCA hospital system. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Summerville Medical Center is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves. The Joint Commission recently named Summerville to their list of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety. In 2013, Trident Health provided almost $50 million in charity and uncompensated care and contributed over $30 million in taxes. For more information about Summerville Medical Center, please visit our website at www.tridenthealthsystem.com or call 843.832.5000.

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