SANFORD, NC, March 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Central Carolina Hospital (CCH), a 137-bed facility located in Sanford, NC, announced last week the hiring of David E. Loving, as new Chief Executive Officer. Current CEO Doug Doris is set to retire April 4th.
Loving officially joined the team on March 3, 2014. Loving has over 24 years in executive positions at various hospitals throughout the southeast. Most recently, Loving was the CEO of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, NC.
"His experience in strategic growth and fiscal responsibility, and his interpersonal skills are vital to carry out Central Carolina Hospital's mission in the community" said Doris.
Loving holds a bachelor's degree from Furman University and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana State University. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Loving started at CCH during a time when the hospital is experiencing tremendous growth. CCH currently has over 135 providers on staff, with physicians in many different specialty areas. The hospital has a commitment to quality, patient safety, physician and nursing excellence, and providing excellent patient centered care. Loving's extensive background in hospital operations is a clear fit for continued excellence at CCH.
About Central Carolina Hospital
Central Carolina Hospital is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities. With over 100 physicians on staff, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, hospitalist services, nephrology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, primary care provider network, ear nose and throat (ENT) provider network, cardiology provider network and a women's care provider network. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization.
Committed to providing quality care to the community, the hospital has earned numerous disease-specific quality designations:
•American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve-ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2013
•American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for Stroke Silver Plus, January 2013
•Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Heart Failure
•Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification
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