COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Regional Health has announced that Stan Hickson, will be the next president of Northside Medical Center.
Hickson will in begin the role on Jan. 21.
"While interviewing with us, Stan met with board members, physicians, senior leaders and employees. Based on their feedback, he is clearly a great fit for our organization," said M. Scott Hill, FACHE, President and CEO for Columbus Regional Health. "I have full confidence he will help lead Northside Medical Center to new heights in the coming months and years."
The South Carolina native has worked in other leadership positions in his home state as well as Virginia and Washington, DC.
Northside Medical Center, located on Veterans Parkway, is Columbus Regional Health's acute care center.
"My family and I are delighted to make Columbus our new home," Hickson said. "We are impressed with the community and the warm welcome from everyone we have met," he added. "I am excited about working with Scott and his team, the medical staff at Northside and the wonderful employees that have such a strong commitment to the hospital. We have great plans for Northside Medical Center, and we have an outstanding team in place to implement those plans."