Congratulations to Alvin Hoover, CEO of King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. He has been named the chair-elect of the American Hospital Association's Section for Small or Rural Hospitals in 2012. He will become chairman in 2013.
Staci Covey, president of Guthrie Healthcare System’s Troy (PA) Community Hospital, will lead the section this year. Covey will chair the section's governing council, which represents small or rural hospitals in the AHA’s policy process and member services initiatives. She is past chair of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s Council for Small and Rural Hospitals and serves as a governor-appointed member on the Pennsylvania Health Care Leadership Council.
For more on the section's governing council, see the AHA news release.