Last updated: August 28. 2014 3:29PM - 276 Views
By Kitsey E. Burns

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MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Trustees of Northern Hospital of Surry County has appointed Ned Hill as the hospital’s new president and chief executive officer, effective Oct. 6. Hill brings 13 years of experience in the health care industry, including chief executive and operating positions at several community hospitals throughout the country.

Prior to accepting the position at Northern, he served as chief executive officer at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Wyoming. Hill also served as the chief operating officer at Health Management Associates hospitals in Durant, Oklahoma, and Anniston, Alabama.

“Quorum Health Resources conducted a national search for this position, and worked closely with us to identify the right candidate for our hospital and community,” said Bill Woltz, chairman of the Northern Hospital Board of Trustees.

Upon accepting the position, Hill stated, “My family and I have served other communities in the Southeastern United States and have been eager to get back ever since. We were very impressed with the board, physicians, staff and community of Mount Airy and are very excited to call it home. We look forward to serving the citizens of Surry County and being a part of the excellent care that is provided at the hospital.”

Hill earned both his bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and health and his master’s degree in public administration and health service administration from the University of Utah. He will be relocating to the Mount Airy area with his wife Emily and their four children.

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