Ascension names senior vice president of operations
Ascension created a brand new function for Sally Damage-Deitch, who will develop into senior vp of operations, the Catholic well being system introduced Tuesday.
Damage-Deitch will work with Ascension’s market leaders to align working fashions whereas overseeing the system’s imaging, efficiency optimization and enterprise undertaking administration divisions. She was with the hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp. prior, serving as group CEO of its Mid-South sector, chief government of its Memphis market and CEO of St. Francis Hospital.
“I’ve recognized Sally for a few years and we’re very excited to welcome such a passionate, skilled and devoted healthcare chief to Ascension,” Ascension Chief Working Officer Craig Cordola, stated in a information launch. “Sally will assist information our operations to make sure we offer compassionate, personalised care to these we’re so privileged to serve throughout our therapeutic ministry.”
Damage-Deitch will report back to Cordola after she begins on Oct. 25.
The El Paso, Texas-native and registered nurse has been a chief nursing officer, chief working officer and chief government officer over her 18-year tenure within the business.
The 139-hospital Ascension reported a $676.3 million working earnings on working income of $27.24 billion in 2021, up from a $639.4 million working loss on working income of $25.26 billion in 2020. It acquired about $1.8 billion in COVID-19 reduction grants over the previous two years.