Ayn Carey, Director,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ANGELA MARCHI NAMED NEW CEO FOR EASTON HOSPITAL
EASTON, PA; NOVEMBER 28, 2007-----Angela Marchi, FACHE, a hospital administrator with 14 years of executive leadership experience, will assume the dual roles of President and Chief Executive Officer at Easton Hospital effective Monday, December 3rd.
A native of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Marchi comes to Easton from Springs Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Lancaster, South Carolina where she has been CEO since August 2006. Prior to her appointment at SMH, she was the CEO at Salem Hospital in Salem, NJ. Both facilities are part of the Community Health Systems (CHS) network of hospitals.
Before joining CHS, Marchi was affiliated with Ardent Health Services, where she was named CEO of the Year in 2004. In addition, the hospital she led was Ardent’s Hospital of the Year in 2005.
Marchi, who began her career as a registered nurse, is a 27-year healthcare veteran. Discussing her new position, she said, “I am delighted to be back in Pennsylvania and working with a hospital that has accomplished so much in such a short time. I am looking forward to building on Easton’s prior accomplishments and becoming an integral part of the Lehigh Valley community.”
Thomas Muller, chair of the Easton Hospital Board of Trustees, said, “We are impressed with Angie’s accomplishments and with her dynamic approach to leadership. I have no doubt that Easton Hospital will benefit from her limitless energy and commitment to excellence.”
Easton Hospital is a 369-bed, acute care teaching hospital serving more than 300,000 residents in Northampton County and the five surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Founded in 1890, the Hospital has recently undergone extensive renovation and maintains free-standing, fully-accredited residency training programs, an Emergency Department with 35,000 annual visits, and an active cardiac surgery program. The Hospital’s Eastern Regional Cancer Center is a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner and one of three facilities in Pennsylvania offering TomoTherapy radiation treatment for cancer.
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