Encino, CA – July 25, 2012 – Michael Sarian, President, Hospital Operations for Prime Healthcare Services announced today the appointment of Bockhi Park as the new CEO at the award winning Sherman Oaks Hospital and Encino Hospital Medical Center.
Ms. Park is no stranger to the two facilities, having worked at Sherman Oaks Hospital for over 27 years where she served in a variety of management positions and having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for both facilities before leaving in 2011 to become President of Medical Practice Management & Consulting Services in Van Nuys.
In her new position, Ms. Park will provide day-to-day operational leadership for the hospitals; interface with community stakeholders and be an integral part of the senior management team. She states, “Prime Healthcare Services has provided me with an amazing opportunity to continue the legacy of Sherman Oaks Hospital and Encino Hospital Medical Center. With the turmoil in today’s healthcare system and the shortage of emergency room beds, these two hospitals play a vital role in the well-being of the residents of the San Fernando Valley. I look forward to continue to build upon its success with the assistance of the physicians, staff and members of the community.”
About Encino Hospital Medical Center
Encino Hospital Medical Center is a 151-bed full service medical and surgical non-profit hospital located in the Encino, California. It is staffed with 330 physicians and 520 healthcare professionals. Encino Hospital Medical Center serves a diverse population and offers a wide array of patient services. The hospital endeavors to provide comprehensive, quality healthcare in a convenient, compassionate and cost effective manner. For more information visit www.encinomed.com.
About Sherman Oaks Hospital
Sherman Oaks Hospital is a 153-bed non-profit community hospital centrally located in Sherman Oaks, California. It is staffed by 500 healthcare professionals and 400 physicians. Patients treated through Sherman Oaks Hospital receive the services of a large medical system in a smaller, more personal setting. The hospital has a bustling emergency department; 16 intensive care beds; digital (film-less) radiology and laboratory services; as well as a comprehensive surgical suite. For more information please visit our website at www.shermanoakshospital.com
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