PRLog - April 24, 2012 - FLINT, Mich. -- Flint, Michigan—The Hurley Board of Managers voted unanimously to appoint Melany Gavulic, RN, MBA to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer at Hurley Medical Center, effective April 23, 2012. The Board's approval of a new, permanent President and CEO was the result of a collaborative discussion process. Before this appointment, Melany served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Hurley Medical Center.
Melany Gavulic, Hurley President & CEO
“Hurley Medical Center is a very special place to me. At Hurley, we are dedicated to consistently providing outstanding patient and family centered care to our patients, around the clock. I am proud to lead this organization, and strive to carry out our strategic initiatives that will enable Hurley to continue providing groundbreaking, state of the art technology, treatment and compassionate care for the people of Genesee County and beyond,” says Gavulic.
Prior to serving as Interim President and CEO, Melany was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Hurley Medical Center, where she was responsible for operations, nursing and all patient care services. Melany has taken steps to strengthen our clinical service lines, as well as, collaborating with Dr. Jaggi, our Chief Medical Officer, to increase physician satisfaction.
Melany has also served as Vice President of Procedural and Ambulatory Services at Hurley, with executive level responsibility for Surgical Services, Pediatric, Obstetric and Adult Ambulatory Clinics, along with Trauma Services, Radiology, Bariatric, and Orthopedic service lines, to name just a few. Melany has a wealth of health care experience, assuming leadership roles within our organization over the last 14 years. As a results oriented professional with a proven track record of collaborative working relationships with physicians, staff, colleagues, and external customers, she has been successful in developing and facilitating teams that have positively impacted quality outcomes, demonstrated performance improvement, enhanced delivery of services and accomplished various departmental goals, day in and day out.
Melany is a proven leader with an outstanding management style that helps everyone work together and raise the bar of performance. She is consistently striving to help Hurley bring quality health care to the residents of our community and beyond.
Melany holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kettering University, a Nursing degree from Mott Community College and an MBA from Baker College Center for Graduate Studies.
In February, 2012, Patrick Wardell resigned from Hurley as President and CEO, after accepting a position as Chief Executive Officer at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
For interviews with Ms. Gavulic, please contact Ilene Cantor, Director, Communications and Public Relations at Hurley Medical Center at 810-262-7164 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hurley Medical Center is a 443-bed premier public teaching hospital located in the heart of Genesee County, Michigan. As the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Center, and the highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) available in Genesee County, Hurley is a recognized leader in clinical care and education, maintaining affiliations with Michigan State University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan-Flint, Mott Community College and Henry Ford Health System. Founded in 1908, Hurley provides patient care for more than 100,000 people annually.