Rush Health Systems Announces New Leadership Roles for Ten

(MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI)   Rush Health Systems recently announced that members of its leadership team are serving in new roles.  Wallace Strickland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rush Health System said the following individuals, all of whom have been serving the health system in leadership positions have demonstrated during their tenure with Rush that they are dedicated to excellence in medical care and customer service for the health systems’ patients, and are strong advocates for the physicians and employees:

Dale Armour has been named Executive Vice President/Chief Operations Officer, Rush Health Systems;

Dr. David Malloy has been named Chief Medical Officer for Rush Health Systems;

Larkin Kennedy has been named President of the Hospital Group for Rush Health Systems;

Chris Rush has been named President of Corporate Services/CFO for Rush Health Systems;

Jason Payne has been named EVP/COO and Administrator of Rush Foundation Hospital;

Casey Bland has been named Director of Nursing for Rush Foundation Hospital;

Lance Brent has been named Vice President of Physician and Clinic Operations;

Tammy Martin has been named Director of Operations for Rush Medical Group;

Sonya Carrier has been named Director – Primary Care Clinics; and

Melissa Mitchell has been named Director of Quality Services for Rush Health Systems.

Rush Health Systems is headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi with healthcare facilities in East Mississippi and West Alabama.  The organization includes Rush Foundation Hospital, Specialty Hospital of Meridian, Medical Foundation, Inc., Laird Hospital, Union, Mississippi, H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, Mississippi, Scott Regional Hospital in Morton, Mississippi, John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital, DeKalb, MS, and Choctaw General Hospital in Butler, AL.

For more information, please contact:
Julie R. Grantham, Director of Marketing and Community Development
Rush Health Systems