Baptist Healthcare System, Louisville, Ky., announced that it named Dr. Jody Prather to the new position of chief medical officer, effective Feb. 27.
Baptist names Prather CMO
Prather, 37, currently is vice president and CMO at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, Ky., which is managed by Baptist, according to a news release.
“This newly created position fills a crucial role as we further prepare for the demands of healthcare reform,” Tommy Smith, CEO for Baptist, said in the release.
In November, Baptist entered into exclusive negotiations for one-hospital Trover Health System to join the system.
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