The CEO of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Girl Well being System, mum or dad firm of Our Girl of the Lake Regional Medical Heart and the OLOL kids’s hospital, plans to retire subsequent June, the system introduced in the present day.
Dr. Richard Vath, who has led the well being system since 2019, will help the seek for the system’s subsequent chief to make sure a profitable transition, the system says.
“Underneath his route, FMOLHS has made vital progress in reaching operational excellence as an built-in working firm and has skilled substantial development,” Bobby Yarborough, FMOLHS board chair, says within the assertion saying Vath’s retirement. “He has constructed robust partnerships and coalitions for innovation all through our ministry and guided the growth of FMOLHS into Mississippi.”
Vath was a pulmonary important care doctor in Baton Rouge for 23 years earlier than becoming a member of the Franciscan Missionaries system in 2006 as the primary high quality and affected person security medical director for OLOL. He grew to become the hospital’s chief medical officer in 2008 earlier than broadening his duties to all the system, ultimately as CEO.
Throughout his tenure with the well being system, Vath led growth of the FMOLHS Well being Chief’s Community, a clinically built-in community of greater than 1,400 suppliers dedicated to enhancing care and inhabitants well being administration. Franciscan Well being Physicians, FMOLHS’ employed medical group, grew to greater than 1,000 suppliers throughout two states.
Govt search agency WittKieffer has been employed and a committee shaped to pick out Vath’s alternative.