Sunday, April 20, 2014

Mork named Executive Director of Warm Springs hospital

AUGUSTA, Ga. – David L. Mork, a health care executive with more than 30 years of experience, has been named Executive Director of Roosevelt Warm Springs Hospital, effective July 8. The appointment follows the June signing of an interagency agreement with Georgia Regents Medical Center to manage the institute’s medical facilities.

“We are pleased to welcome David to this important role,” said David S. Hefner, CEO of Georgia Regents Medical Center. “His wealth of experience with long-term and special care hospitals will prove invaluable as our medical center works to build a collaborative management relationship with Roosevelt Warm Springs Hospital.”

Mork will work with GRMC leadership to manage the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care services, and oversee day-to-day operations.

“I am thrilled to be a part of this exciting partnership,” he said. “Combining the best of both Roosevelt Warm Springs Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center will allow us to build on two rich histories of serving patients and families with passionate, personalized, high-quality care.”

He previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Select Specialty Hospital of Augusta. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of San Antonio and has held leadership positions at hospitals and health systems throughout the country, including St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Arizona, Renown Regional Medical Center in Nevada, and Southeast Georgia Medical Center in Brunswick, Ga.

Mork is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and a member of the American Red Cross Board of Directors and the Augusta Chamber of Commerce Advocacy Committee. He has also served on a number of professional boards and committees throughout his career.

He received an MPH in hospital administration from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in biology

from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He also completed coursework for a management fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

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