Lubbock Heart Hospital Announces New CEO
LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock Heart Hospital is proud to announce, Roy Vinson, FACHE, will join the Lubbock Heart Hospital team on Monday, Sep. 12, as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr. Vinson upon accepting the position said, “I am honored to join the team at Lubbock Heart Hospital and to assist in carrying on the legacy of ‘patient centered healthcare’. I look forward to ensuring its ongoing success.”
Most recently, Mr. Vinson served as the CEO of Southwest Surgical Hospital, a physician owned facility, in Hurst, Texas, operated by National Surgical Hospitals Incorporated. He has held positions with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Quorum Health Resources (QHR), MedCath Inc., Health Management Associates (HMA) and Stovall Management LLC.
Mr. Vinson has more than 25 years experience serving as a hospital CEO and in various other responsible positions within the healthcare field. He has also worked in hospitals across the United States and internationally in FL, TX, Viet Nam, KY, NC, TN, VA, HI, AK, AR and SC.
Mr. Vinson attended the University of Florida earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology. He also earned a Masters in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA.
Mr. Vinson has been a member of the American College of HealthCare Executives since 1980. He served in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, GA, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Republic of Viet Nam and Fort Campbell, KY. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Diane and they have three children and three grandchildren.
The Chairman of the Board of Lubbock Heart Hospital, Barry Downing, said, “Mr. Vinson’s experience and aptitudes will make him a great CEO for LHH. Several of our physician partners and staff members interviewed Mr. Vinson personally, which was much appreciated and certainly contributed to his eagerness to become a part of our team.”
Lubbock Heart Hospital opened its doors in December of 2003 as the region’s premier heart hospital focused on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Lubbock Heart Hospital is a technologically advanced, world-class cardiovascular facility dedicated to providing cost-effective, quality-patient centered healthcare through a physician-driven organization. Personalized patient care is the hallmark of Lubbock Heart Hospital.
For additional information, please contact Chad Elrod, Director of PR/Marketing: Phone: 472-5304 or visit our website at www.lubbockheart.com.