The Board of Directors for Calhoun Liberty Hospital and Hospital CEO Ruth Attaway today announced the hospital has engaged Alliant Management Services to bring professional management services to the the hospital. Attaway will transition her responsibilities as hospital administrator and CEO to Interim CEO James Heizenrater, FACHE beginning this week and will assume the role of Chairman of the Board.
“I feel like I was put in this position for a purpose, and that purpose was to save our hospital,” said Attaway. “Now that we’re moving in the right direction, this company and Mr. Heizenrater will be able to carry through with that mission, and I am excited about this new position of leadership for our Board of Directors.”
Alliant will provide oversight of the day-to-day operations of the hospital and lead the strategic direction of the organization. The Board of Directors, led by Attaway, will maintain its role as the governing body of the hospital and will continue to exercise its control over its affairs.
More details in this week's print edition.