Physicians Regional Healthcare System CEO Joe D. Pinion announced the appointment of Charlotte W. Dupre´ as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge.
“With more than 25 years of experience in health care administration, we are very pleased to have Ms. Dupre´ join our team,” said Pinion. “She will be a tremendous asset to the continued growth and success of our Pine Ridge campus.”
Ms. Dupre´’s career includes serving as one of the vice presidents for Woman’s Hospital Foundation in Baton Rouge where she worked for three years as the executive director of women’s health services. She then served as an administrator with Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC before joining LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. During her tenure with LifePoint Hospitals, she served as chief operating officer of Martinsville Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, VA; chief executive officer of Acadian Medical Center in Eunice, LA; and, most recently, chief executive officer of River Parishes Hospital, a 106-bed acute care facility in LaPlace, LA, where she affected a significant quality and financial turnaround for the hospital.
She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Louisiana State University.
“I’m very excited about this opportunity at Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge,” said Dupre´. “This hospital system has a very bright future ahead as we continue to garner the highest patient satisfaction scores and invest in technology and services that are unique in this community.”
As COO of Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge, Ms. Dupre´ provides administrative management of hospital operations and service line development, and oversees all ancillary departments at the 101-bed hospital. She takes over the role from Susan Takacs who was promoted to a new hospital within Health Management Associates.
About Physicians Regional Healthcare System
Physicians Regional Healthcare System is comprised of two premier hospitals in Collier County with 201 licensed beds, an affiliated multi-specialty physician group, and a medical staff of over 300 physicians who are highly trained and exceptionally skilled within their fields. The fully integrated hospital campuses include 24-hour emergency rooms, state-of-the-art surgery centers, full service diagnostic departments and medical office buildings housing physician offices. The system has received five-star ratings in multiple specialty services and the HealthGrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for several consecutive years.