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TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa's Hillcrest Medical Center has a new Chief Executive Officer effective Monday.

In a new release, Jason Fahrlander takes over the top spot at the Tulsa hospital January 24, 2011.

The release goes on to say, Fahrlander has a wide range of professional healthcare experience, having served in numerous hospital positions.

He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and as Senior Vice President of Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. He has also served as an Administrator at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

"We are pleased that Jason is joining our team as CEO of Hillcrest Medical Center," said Kevin J. Gross, President & Chief Executive Officer, Hillcrest HealthCare System. "His experience and expertise will be a tremendous benefit to our patients, our physicians and our employees."