Ardent Health Services, Nashville, said it has rehired Kevin Gross to be president of the company's Oklahoma division and CEO of Hillcrest HealthCare System, Tulsa, Okla., effective June 28. Gross, 55, also held this position between August 2004 and February 2006.
Ardent Health Services rehires Gross
Gross is leaving his position as senior vice president for hospital operations for RehabCare Group, St. Louis, effective June 4, RehabCare said. Gross developed a strong management team and has ensured that the company’s integration of its $570 million acquisition of Triumph HealthCare is ahead of schedule, John Short, chairman and CEO of RehabCare Group, said in a news release. Brock Hardaway, president and COO of Triumph, has been promoted to executive vice president of RehabCare Group to oversee the hospital division, effective immediately.
Besides Ardent and RehabCare Group, Gross also has worked as an executive with investor-owned companies HCA and Universal Health Services.
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