Campbell will be responsible for developing and implementing an integrated model of clinical programs that control medical costs, create clinical efficiencies and improve patient health in support of the hospital's short and long-term strategic goals. In collaboration with others on the leadership team, she will be integral in developing and implementing the organizational strategic plan. Campbell will work closely with quality and information technology departments to identify gaps and opportunities for organizational performance improvement.
“We are pleased to welcome Kathy to Metro Health,” said Jamal Ghani, executive vice president and president of hospital operations. “She brings tremendous experience in patient care services and clinical integration, and we expect that she will be able to make immediate contributions to our organization.”
A registered nurse, Campbell brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to her new role. Prior to joining Metro Health, Campbell served as vice president of patient care services/chief nursing officer at BryanLGH Medical Center in Lincoln, Neb. She was responsible for areas of patient care including critical care, care management, women’s and children’s services, medical-surgical services, rehabilitation, surgical services, laboratory and home health.
Campbell also previously served as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Mich., and held multiple positions at the St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, Calif. She has also held positions at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Mary Free Bed Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Holland Hospital and Saint Mary's Mercy Medical Center. Campbell began her career as a pediatric staff nurse.
Campbell earned a bachelor's and master's degree in nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisc. as well as a master's of public administration from Western Michigan University. She also attended the Johnson & Johnson-Wharton Fellowship Program in Management for Nurse Executives at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.
Campbell is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
A native of Grand Rapids, she currently resides in Grand Rapids.
About Metro Health Hospital
Metro Health is a regional health-care organization with a 208-bed general acute care osteopathic teaching hospital and 12 neighborhood outpatient centers, serving more than 250,000 patients in Kent and surrounding counties. Metro, which earned status as a Top 100 Hospital for three consecutive years, offers a broad range of services, including hospital inpatient and outpatient services, emergency, surgery, cancer, cardiology, intensive care and rehabilitation. Physician, therapy and diagnostic services are offered in its 12 neighborhood centers. Metro’s work is supported by the Metro Health Hospital Foundation, which is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of the West Michigan community through philanthropy. For more information, visit www.metrohealth.net.