Top 25 COOs in Healthcare
Vice president and COO,
University of Texas Medical Branch
McGrew has been vice president and COO for University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) since 2013. McGrew is responsible for leading, planning and integrating hospitals, clinics, ancillary services and correctional managed care. In 2017, the organization suffered through a hospital fire and Hurricane Harvey. McGrew was on site during the fire and directly helped to evacuate patients to safety. Under her leadership, UTMB has seen a 25% improvement in contribution margin, a 30% jump in clinic visits and a 17% increase in discharges. Previously, McGrew was associate vice president at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.