Erlanger Health System President and CEO Kevin M. Spiegel has announced the appointment of Robert M. Brooks, FACHE, as Erlanger’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer, according to a report on The Chattanoogan.com.
Erlanger’s new system COO is currently a hospital executive for Health Management Associates, Inc. which operates more than 70 hospitals nationwide. He comes to Chattanooga from St. Cloud Regional Medical Center near Orlando, Fl., where he serves as chief executive officer.
He is also a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Kent State University, as well as an EMT-Paramedic. Mr. Brooks has 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and in healthcare management.