Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough Counties, Florida – (September 30, 2014) Medical Center of Trinity announces that Kenneth West, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer has been recently honored by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top 25 healthcare leaders under 40 in the nation. Each year Becker’s Hospital Review honors the 25 men and women who have demonstrated excellence in their organizations and professional lives before turning 40. Though they have reached great professional heights early in their careers, these healthcare executives are regarded as poised for continued growth and considerable success for the rest of their careers. The leaders were collected through peer nominations and editorial research. There are no fees involved and no one can pay to be included on this list.
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Mr. West was appointed Chief Operating Officer at Medical Center of Trinity in February, 2014. Mr. West actually joined HCA in 2008 as an Administrative Resident at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, a new hospital built in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The hospital was under construction when he was hired, and he led in the process of hiring 40 leaders, 350 clinical staff and 70 physicians. During his career he has served as an Administrative Resident, Assistant Administrator, Associate Chief Operating Officer and Co-Ethics and Compliance Officer.
Mr. West received his BS degree from Louisiana State University and his Masters degree in health systems administration from Georgetown University. He attended Georgetown University as an HCA Corris Boyd Scholar.
Attached photo: Kenneth West
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About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 236 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. The facility is located at 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, FL 34655, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road. Medical Center of Trinity clinical and acute-care programs include:
Medical Center of Trinity is an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center and is recognized among the nation’s top performers on four key quality measures – heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care by The Joint Commission— the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Cancer Care program is an Accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Medical Center of Trinity has been named a recipient of the 2014 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care.
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