Newswise — Brian M. White has been named president and chief operating officer of Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, Md., and senior vice president of LifeBridge Health, Northwest’s parent company. Previously vice president of Northwest Hospital, White began his new position on October 1, 2011.
“Brian possesses a formidable array of operational and strategic skills,” says Warren A. Green, president and CEO of LifeBridge Health. “Throughout his employment at LifeBridge Health, he has demonstrated tremendous success in his oversight of key clinical areas, and we expect that he will elevate Northwest to even greater levels of excellence in patient care in the years to come.”
Prior to serving as Northwest’s vice president, White was LifeBridge Health’s vice president for Business Development. In this role, he defined growth opportunities for LifeBridge Health and worked to develop new business partnerships.
“I am thrilled to be the new president of Northwest Hospital, and I intend to carry our great traditions forward to meet the needs of our patients and local communities,” says White. “I inherit a hospital with an intense focus on quality of care; one ranked among the best in patient, physician and employee satisfaction; and one that offers an uncommon blend of sophisticated medicine, technology and care.”
White succeeds Erik Wexler, who left Northwest Hospital in June 2011.
Northwest Hospital is a part of LifeBridge Health, one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in northwest Baltimore. LifeBridge Health also includes Sinai Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and related subsidiaries and affiliates. For more information, visit www.lifebridgehealth.org.