Wendy Horton has been named the chief government of UVA Medical Middle, the tutorial well being system introduced Thursday.
Horton, who will formally take over Nov. 15, joined UVA Well being in March as chief working officer. Interim CEO Dr. Ok. Craig Kent has crammed in for Pamela Sutton-Wallace, who left final 12 months to affix New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
“Wendy has carried out on the highest degree throughout our administration of COVID-19 and has instilled confidence each in her staff on the medical middle and all through UVA Well being,” Kent mentioned in ready remarks.
Earlier than becoming a member of UVA, Horton was the chief administrative officer for The Ohio State College Wexner Medical Middle School of Drugs and its school group observe.
The medical middle reported $11 million of working revenue on $1.75 billion of income in 2020, down from a $94 million working revenue on income of $1.78 billion the 12 months prior. UVA Medical Middle nonetheless posted a zero.6% working margin whilst discharges and surgical procedures fell to their lowest ranges over the previous 4 years amid the COVID-related shutdowns.