Debra Sukin, CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands, recently announced grand plans for a $240 million expansion in response to growing community needs. According to Community Impact Newspaper, the plans include adding 100 beds to the medical, surgical and women’s areas as well as 10 new operating rooms as well as other expansions. Sutkin remarked, “We’re absolutely committed to leading medicine in this community.”
Retiring Methodist Health System President and CEO Dr. Stephen L. Mansfield and his wife, Marilyn, were surprised at a gathering with the naming of The Marilyn and Dr. Stephen L. Mansfield Oncology Unit at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Board members say Mansfield’s “tireless dedication” to the Methodist mission of providing compassionate, quality healthcare has blessed the communities. As reported in ParkCitiesPeople, Julie Yarbrough, chair of the Methodist Health System Board of Directors, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the program honoring Mansfield and said, “During Steve’s tenure, Methodist has quadrupled in size and excelled by every quantitative and qualitative measure.”
Texas Health Resources saw revenue increase two percent year over year to $1.15 billion in the three months ended March 31. The growth is partially attributable to increased outpatient visits. As reported in Beckers Hospital Review, Texas Health Resources ended the first three months of 2019 with net income attributable to the system of $463.3 million, compared to $19.6 million in the same period a year prior. Complete Financial Report
Solidifying the 2017 agreement between Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida by signing a Definitive Agreement, the plans for affiliation should be complete by early summer. “We are looking forward to continuing with Baptist Health on the path toward elevating the healthcare we provide for our communities,” said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO of Boca Raton Regional Hospital.