Memorial Health names new CEO

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Memorial Health Board of Directors announced Thursday that it has named Margaret "Maggie" Gill to become the next president and chief executive officer of Memorial Health.

The board voted Wednesday for Gill. She had been named on Jan. 5 the interim president and CEO.

In 2004, Gill started at Memorial as vice president for managed care and finance and was promoted to chief operating officer in 2005.

Since taking the interim CEO job, Gill has restructured Memorial's leadership team, launched a re-engineering of Memorial's billing and collections processes, renegotiated several major managed care contracts, and developed a new strategic plan for 2011 that addresses many of the organization's most-pressing issues, according to a Memorial Health news release. Gill has also put major emphasis on both physician and Team Member relations.

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