Mary Kay Thalken has been named enterprise vice president for the Western region by StatCom, a subsidiary of Jackson Healthcare, Alpharetta, Ga., the company announced.
Thalken previously served as the chief operating officer and chief executive nurse of Alegent Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, Neb., according to a news release. Thalken, a registered nurse, has an undergraduate degree from the College of St. Mary, and an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Thalken declined to disclose her age.
StatCom is a developer of software and process re-engineering consulting services to optimize the flow of patients through a hospital.