PADUCAH, Ky. — A hospital administrator with greater than 36 years of expertise has been appointed interim president of Baptist Well being Paducah. Matt Bailey will start work on the 373-bed hospital on Nov. 29. He beforehand served a 10-month stint as interim president of Baptist Well being Floyd in New Albany, Indiana.
“Matt Bailey did a high quality job as interim president of Baptist Well being Floyd, and we all know that he’ll maintain Baptist Well being Paducah working easily because the board of administrators and I start the seek for a brand new chief,” mentioned Patrick Falvey, Baptist Well being’s chief working officer.
“We want Chris Roty all one of the best in his new position,” mentioned Scott Powell, Baptist Well being Paducah board chair. “He has accomplished an incredible job of rising the footprint of our hospital, beginning the area’s first Degree III NICU, and placing our hospital within the highlight for coronary heart care, being among the many greatest hospitals in Kentucky and for affected person security. Chris confirmed his true mettle over the past two years as he efficiently steered our staff and medical suppliers by means of challenges introduced by the pandemic.”
Bailey, 61, was beforehand president of Indiana College Well being South Central Area in Bloomington, Indiana. At IU Well being, he led 5 IU Well being entities throughout the South Central area, together with oversight of efficiency excellence for affected person security, medical excellence, monetary stewardship and workforce engagement.
The Vincennes, Indiana resident is the previous president and chief govt officer at IU Well being West Hospital in Avon, Indiana. Previous to that, he rose to president and chief govt officer at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes after starting his healthcare profession there as an inside auditor.
Roty was named Baptist Well being Paducah president greater than 4 years in the past, after a six-year stint as president of Baptist Well being La Grange, a 120-bed acute care hospital. The Michigan native started his profession with Baptist Well being in 1994 as an assistant vp for Baptist Hospital East (now often known as Baptist Well being Louisville) and was named a vp in 1996.
The seek for a everlasting successor at Baptist Well being Paducah begins instantly.
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