Craig McCoy has been named new chief executive officer of Emory Saint Josephâ€™s Hospital, effective September 1. McCoy joined Emory Healthcare in May 2011 as CEO of Emory Johnâ€™s Creek Hospital.
Since May 2014, McCoy has served as interim CEO of Emory Saint Josephâ€™s while also managing his responsibilities at Emory Johnâ€™s Creek.
Under McCoyâ€™s leadership at Emory Johns Creek, the hospital has made several improvements:
- The construction of a new Breast Imaging Center focused on womenâ€™s imaging and composed of mammography, tomosynthesis (3-D mammography), bone density scanning, stereotactic biopsy and ultrasound.
- The development of a new 19-chair infusion center in conjunction with the Winship Cancer Institute and Emory University Hospital Midtown.
- Achievement of multiple quality accolades, including: Healthgrades National Patient Safety Excellence Award (2013, 2014); GHA Chairmanâ€™s Honor Roll (2011, 2012, 2013); Accredited Cancer Program with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer; Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI through the SCPC; Accredited Vascular Ultrasound by ACR; Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by ACR; Primary Stroke Center Accreditation by The Joint Commission; ICAEL Accreditation (Echocardiography).
- Improvements in operations and overall financial performance.
McCoy has a background working in community hospital settings. Prior to joining Emory Healthcare, he served as CEO of a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona that was part of the Vanguard Health System. Additionally, McCoy worked with Vanguard in a variety of other capacities, as well as serving as vice president of professional services at Oconee Medical Center in South Carolina.
Originally from South Carolina, McCoy holds a bachelorâ€™s degree from Furman University and a masterâ€™s of health administration from Medical University of South Carolina/Clemson University.