Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) today announced the appointment of Mark Nosacka as chief executive officer of Tenet’s Good Samaritan Medical Center, a 333-bed acute care facility located in West Palm Beach, Fla. Nosacka, 48, is an accomplished health care executive with more than two decades of health care experience. He reports to Marsha Powers, senior vice president of operations for Tenet’s Florida region.
“Mark is a dynamic and passionate leader, and I look forward to his contributions to our already strong stable of CEO hospital leadership in Florida,” said Powers. “His successful track record leading multidisciplinary facilities will help Good Samaritan continue to grow and provide quality care to patients throughout the Palm Beach area.”
Nosacka most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Community Health Partners, an integrated health care delivery system in Loraine, Ohio. Previously, Nosacka was chief operating officer of Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte, W. Va., formerly owned by Triad Hospitals, now part of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH).
In these roles, Nosacka was responsible for leading hospital operations and promoting the delivery of high quality care.
Nosacka holds a bachelor’s of Liberal Studies from Loyola University Of the South in New Orleans and a juris doctor degree from Tulane Law School in New Orleans. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served on numerous community boards and civic organizations in Lorain County, Ohio.
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