Health Management Associates, Naples, Fla., hired Michael Garfield to be market CEO for the company's Tennova Healthcare in Knoxville, Tenn., according to a news release.
HMA hires Garfield for Tennova CEO job
Garfield, 52, most recently worked as a division vice president with Community Health Systems, Franklin, Tenn., overseeing 12 hospitals in the Midwest and Southeast. Garfield also has worked for Nashville-based HCA as a CEO and COO of hospitals in Middle Tennessee.
Garfield earned a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Furman University, Greenville, S.C., and a master’s in healthcare administration from Tulane University in New Orleans.
Health Management acquired its Knoxville system from Catholic Health Partners, Cincinnati, on Oct. 1 and renamed it Tennova Healthcare.
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