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SOURCE Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center (FVRMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Littlejohn as Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Operating Officer of the 400-bed tertiary care facility which is part of Tenet California, Edward is responsible for day-to-day operations to ensure the continued growth of the hospital's award-winning, highly accredited services and strengthening the facility's mission, standards and values.
Prior to joining FVRMC, Edward served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, leading its health plan and hospital operations. His role included oversight of Kaiser's North County membership growth strategy, facility expansion of 3 new Medical Office Buildings, delivery system build out, and physician and contract hospital integration.
Earlier in his career, Edward was the Chief Operating Officer for John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell, VA, a 147-bed community hospital owned and operated by HCA (Hospital Corporation of America). During his tenure he served as the interim CEO, developed an urgent care center, established a Hospitalist Program, and launched an Ambulatory Surgery Center joint venture with local physicians.
Edward holds a master of public health degree in health policy and management from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor's degree in health care administration from California State University, Northridge. A native Californian, Edward enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.
About Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical Center (FVRH) is a 400-bed acute care hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in Orange County, California. Serving the community for more than 40 years, the hospital's core services encompass highly accredited heart and stroke care, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, diabetes care, bariatric surgery, orthopedics and spine surgery. FVRMC is also highly specialized in high-risk obstetrics, robotic surgery, wound care, transfusion-free medicine and surgery, and emergency care with an accredited Chest Pain Center and a certified Primary Stroke Center. To learn more, visit www.fountainvalleyhospital.com.
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