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Pat Campbell named President and CEO of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

5/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

(Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Orillia, ON) – Greg Gee, Chair of the Board of Directors of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) announced today the appointment of Pat (Patricia) Campbell to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the hospital effective July 2, 2014.


“Guided by a passionate ‘patient focused’ philosophy, Pat is a senior healthcare leader who brings a wealth of hospital and healthcare leadership experience to the role,” said Gee. 


“She has been the Chief Executive Officer of several Hospitals and is ideally suited to lead OSMH through our future development, and will help us to meet the challenges imposed by our changing healthcare system in Ontario.”


Pat is a former President and CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association, a support and advocacy organization for Ontario’s approximately 150 hospitals. She also served as CEO at Women's College Hospital in Toronto, and at Grey Bruce Health Services, a 6-site community hospital organization headquartered in Owen Sound, Ontario. She is recognized for improving health service delivery through keeping the patient experience front and centre, and using technology as a support to access, safety and outcomes.


“I’m excited to be afforded this opportunity,” said Campbell. “OSMH has grown a strong reputation for excellence through its commitment to outstanding care and service, reflected most recently by its exemplary standing from Accreditation Canada. I’m looking forward to learning in detail about the hospital and continuing the forward momentum that has already been established.”


Ms. Campbell has a Masters in Business Administration from York University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Campbell replaces Elisabeth Riley who retires June 27, 2014 following more than six years in the position.


About Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in Orillia, Ontario and serves the residents of North Simcoe Muskoka and beyond. OSMH is focused on ensuring a healthier future for our communities by providing high quality care closer to home. Medical, surgical and critical care, seniors healthcare services, adult mental health, and paediatric and perinatal care are among the Hospital's recognized areas of expertise. It also specializes in orthopaedic surgery and kidney care. For more information visit www.osmh.on.ca.




For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:


Jaclyn Bucik

Community Relations Specialist

Tel: 705-325-2201, ext. 3617

E-mail: jabucik@osmh.on.ca

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