Spring Hill, Florida (July 30, 2019) – Oak Hill Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth R. Adams, DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice), MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Advanced Nurse Executive-Board Certified), as Chief Nursing Officer. Dr. Adams comes to Oak Hill Hospital with over 30 years in healthcare, and a diverse portfolio of experience serving in For-Profit Health Systems, Not-For-Profit, academic, rural and urban healthcare settings. She has a strong clinical, business, technology and strategy background. She is the President and CEO of Match Healthcare Design & Innovation, LLC, in Tacoma, Washington, a Senior Executive Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Licensed Consulting Firm. Over the last several years, she served as Chief Nursing Executive for the largest Not-For-Profit Health System in Washington State, and as a board member for the Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives, and The Washington Center for Nursing. Previously, she served as a Chief Nurse in Florida and developed strong affiliations with state nursing organizations, research and academic centers. In Florida, she developed a scholarship to advance nursing education (The Servant Heart Scholarship) and served on various community outreach boards. In her new role, she looks forward to advancing nursing education, the profession, and those she is honored and humbled to serve.
Dr. Adams is married to Robert, who is a Healthcare Business Systems Analyst and they have grown children (Aulton, Nicole and Trevor) and two mini schnauzers, Walter and Penny. They enjoy fishing, boating and spending time with friends and family.
Attached photo: Elizabeth R. Adams
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984, is the area’s largest private employer with 280 beds, and is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties. The hospital is currently undergoing a $38.5M expansion project which will add 70 private rooms to its North Tower by Spring 2020, bringing the total bed capacity to 350. The facility offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including an arrhythmia center and open-heart surgery. Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team is comprised of over 600 physicians, 1,486 associates, and over 265 volunteers.
Oak Hill Hospital is an accredited teaching hospital with approval to train 65 residents in the Internal Medicine residency program, 24 residents in the Family Medicine program, 18 residents in the General Surgery program integrated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 18 residents in the Emergency Medicine program, 18 residents in the Anesthesiology program, 6 residents in the Podiatry program, 10 residents in the Transitional Year program, and two residents in the Geriatric Fellowship program.
The Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital offers advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting. In addition to the Graduate Medical Education Program, Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including a 24/7 Critical Care Medicine Program staffed by Intensivists, a Pediatric ER, and a dedicated Pediatric Inpatient Unit. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
The hospital is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL; 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Katie Stacy, Director of Public Relations & Communications, at 352-597-6317. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit OakHillHospital.com, or Like Us on Facebook.