SILOAM SPRINGS Adam Bracks, PT, MBA, has accepted the position of CEO for Siloam Springs Regional Hospital, effective Nov. 26, according to Denten Park, market chief executive officer for Northwest Health. Bracks comes to the five-hospital network from AllianceHealth Seminole in Seminole, Okla., where he has served as CEO since 2016.
With more than 17 years of healthcare leadership experience, Bracks is an accomplished leader. Prior to joining AllianceHealth, he served as CEO of SoutheastHEALTH Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, Mo. He also has significant clinical experience, serving as Director of Rehabilitation Services as well as occupational medicine and primary care at SkyRidge Medical Center in Cleveland, Tenn.
"The fact that Adam has a strong record of working closely with all constituents to enhance physician, employee and community relationships is important for this position, Siloam Springs and surrounding communities," Park said. "He has significant experience in driving quality results and growth for numerous services. We welcome him to our outstanding team as we seek to continue to grow Siloam Springs Regional Hospital and Northwest Health and to exceed expectations for all of the communities we serve."
"We were impressed with Adam's previous experiences in improving quality and building relationships," said Ashish Mathur, M.D., vice chief of staff for SSRH. "He seemed to have a real affinity for Siloam Springs, and showed us how vital the hospital is to our success. He's excellent at building relationships, which is very important to us. And, he's very personable and outgoing, desiring to immerse himself into the community. These are all very important attributes to us as a medical staff as well as citizens of Siloam Springs."
He earned a bachelor's of science degree in physiotherapy from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia, and a senior executive master's degree in business administration from University of Tennessee.
Bracks has been an active member in the communities he has served, providing leadership as a board member for the state chapter of Accountable Care Organization as well as serving as a member of Rotary Club and the Chamber of Commerce.
He and his wife Catherine, who moved to United States from Australia 20 years ago, are excited about moving to Siloam Springs with their two sons, Luke, 15, and Ian, 12.
"We're thrilled to be moving to Siloam Springs and getting involved in this community," Bracks said. "It's a vibrant community with an outstanding hospital. My primary focus will be to continue building on the quality foundation that has already been established as we seek to provide the highest quality of health care for even more people, close to home."
General News on 11/07/2018
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