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LRMC names interim CEO

Karissa Blackburn kblackburn@civitasmedia.com

May 16, 2014

Logan Regional Medical Center recently welcomed Jerry Dooley as Interim CEO of the hospital.


LRMC spokesperson says that a national search has been launched to find the right person to fill the CEO position. While this process is underway, healthcare veteran Jerry Dooley has been assigned to serve as interim CEO until a new hospital leader is on board.


Dooley has served in several capacities with LifePoint Hospitals since 2003 and has over 30 years of healthcare administration experience. He graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s Degree in Economics. Dooley has also earned a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota.


LifePoint Hospitals is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates 61 hospital campuses in 20 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. The Company is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.


Part of LifePoint Hospitals, LRMC is a 140-bed acute care facility that is accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital offers a full range of health care services, which include the recently expanded Endoscopy Unit. The hospital continues to focus on improvements to enhance services and fulfill our mission of making the community healthier.