Douglas Arnold has been named CEO of Helen Keller Hospital, Sheffield, Ala. Arnold, 59, will succeed Bill Anderson, who served as president and CEO of the hospital for 11 years. Anderson announced his resignation in January.
Arnold named CEO at Helen Keller Hospital
The hospital's board offered Arnold the position earlier this month and officials announced the appointment May 24. He is expected to start in early July, according to a news release from the hospital.
“We are pleased to have attracted a hospital executive with Doug's credentials and proven track record,” Larry Collum, chairman of Keller's board, said in the release. “He had a positive impact in each of his previous positions, both financially and culturally.”
Arnold most recently served as market CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems' Northwest Arkansas hospitals. He was also president and CEO of Midwest Regional Medical Center, Midwest City, Okla.
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