The Catholic Health System announced on Tuesday that Ascension has appointed Sally Hurt-Deutch in a new role as Senior Vice President of Operations.
Hurt-Deitch will work with market leaders Ascension to align operating models while overseeing the system visualization, performance optimization and corporate project management units. Prior to that, she worked for the Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospital chain, serving as CEO of the Mid-South Group of Companies, Executive Director of the Memphis Market and CEO of St. Francis Hospital.
“I have known Sally for many years and we are delighted to welcome such a passionate, experienced and dedicated healthcare leader to Ascension,” Ascension COO Craig Cordola said in a press release. “Sally will help guide our operations to provide compassionate and personalized assistance to those privileged to serve in our healing ministry.”
Hurt-Deutsch will report to Cordola after it begins work on 25 October.
Born in El Paso, Texas, Registered Nurse has served as Chief Nurse, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer for 18 years in the industry.
Ascension, with 139 hospitals, reported operating income of US $ 676.3 million on operating revenues of US $ 27.24 billion in 2021, compared to an operating loss of US $ 639.4 million from operating profit of 25 , $ 26 billion in 2020. Over the past period, he received about $ 1.8 billion in grants to help in connection with COVID-19. two years.