NEWPORT NEWS-A new president for Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has been announced.
The health care system shared that Alan George has been appointed as the next president. He assumed the position on Monday, June 26.
George has more than three decades in health care leadership. He is joining Bon Secours following a stint with ScionHealth. George most recently served as the chief operating officer for St. Francis – Emory Healthcare in Columbus, GA. He also worked as a chief executive officer for community hospitals in both Georgia and Texas.
George is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a certified professional in patient safety. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing/management from Stephen F. Austin State University and master’s degrees in business and health administration from the University of Houston.
“I am thrilled to join Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital and have the opportunity to lead such a respected institution in providing exceptional health care to the Newport News and Peninsula community,” said George in a press release on June 27. “I look forward to working alongside the talented team of health care professionals and contributing to the hospital’s continued success in delivering on its mission of providing compassionate care and making a positive impact on the lives of our patients.”
As president of Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, George will lead the hospital with a focus on driving excellence in health care delivery and furthering the hospital’s mission of providing compassionate care to the community. He will report to Pat Davis-Hagens, market president for Bon Secours Hampton Roads.
“We are thrilled to welcome Alan to Hampton Roads and to Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital,” Davis-Hagens said. “His extensive experience and proven leadership will be invaluable in driving the hospital’s success and furthering our commitment to providing exceptional care to the community.”
Bon Secours Hampton Roads previously announced two other leadership changes. In March, it was announced that Shane Knisley would lead Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth as president, while earlier this month, the health care system announced that Andy Spicknall would lead Bon Secours Harbour View Hospital in Suffolk, which is under construction.