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2013-08-01 – LifePoint Hospitals Appoints Victor Giovanetti COO of Eastern Group

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LifePoint Hospitals announced that Victor Giovanetti has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company’s Eastern Group of hospitals, effective July 22, 2013. According to a report in The Tennessean, Giovanetti will become part of the Eastern Group executive leadership team, which oversees the operations of 17 hospitals in Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and Michigan, including hospitals owned by Duke LifePoint Healthcare.

Jeff Seraphine, President of LifePoint’s Eastern Group, said, “We are excited to welcome Victor to LifePoint. With his extensive experience and expertise in developing hospital systems that deliver outstanding quality, financial results and patient satisfaction, we believe Victor will be an invaluable asset to our team. We look forward to the contributions he will make in the Eastern Group as we work to ensure our hospitals’ successes and make our communities healthier.”

Giovanetti has more than 25 years of management experience in operations, legal, financial, clinical and strategic aspects of healthcare administration. He joins LifePoint from HCA Lewis-Gale Regional Health System in Roanoke, Va., where he served as president. Giovanetti has also previously served as COO and CEO of Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., and served in operations management for HCA’s Mid-America Division.

A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Giovanetti earned his MBA from University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and his B.S. in business management from Berry College in Rome, GA.

August 6, 2013