Alan Daugherty Named CEO of Parkview Regional Hospital and Ennis Regional Medical Center

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Hospitals appoint interim CEO to permanent leadership role

Alan Daugherty

Parkview Regional Hospital and Ennis Regional Medical Center today announced that Alan Daugherty has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of both hospitals, effective immediately. Daugherty has served as interim CEO of Parkview Regional and Ennis Regional since October 2014.

“Alan has provided tremendous leadership during his tenure as interim CEO and has demonstrated exceptional abilities leading hospital strategy and developing relationships with physicians, patients and the community,” said Don Bivacca, president of LifePoint Hospitals’ Western Group, of which Parkview Regional Hospital and Ennis Regional Medical Center are a part. “We’re thrilled to have Alan continue serving in this top leadership role for Parkview Regional and Ennis Regional.”

Daugherty has more than 30 years of healthcare management experience, with expertise in operating multi-hospital systems and implementing strategic plans to broaden service lines and specialties. Daugherty joined LifePoint in 2008 and has served as interim CEO of River Parishes Hospital in La Place, La., and CEO of Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte, La. While leading Mercy Regional, Daugherty was honored as LifePoint’s CEO of the Year in 2011.

“Parkview Regional is dedicated to providing our community high quality care close to home, and we are confident we have an exciting future ahead enhancing services and operations under Alan’s continued guidance,” said John Stubbs, chairman of the Parkview Regional Hospital Board of Trustees.

Michael J. Montgomery, chairman of the Ennis Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees added, “As interim CEO, Alan led Ennis Regional through a transition period with a clear vision and extraordinary success, and I’m excited to see the hospital reach even greater heights under his leadership.”

Prior to joining LifePoint, Daugherty served in top leadership roles at a number of hospitals, including president and CEO of Monroe Surgical Hospital in Monroe, La., and CEO/CFO of River Region Health System in Vicksburg, Miss. Daugherty also has 13 years of experience at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), serving as CFO at three HCA hospitals. Daugherty is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss.

About Parkview Regional Hospital

Parkview Regional Hospital, a part of LifePoint Hospitals®, is a 58-bed acute care facility located in Mexia, Texas and serves the population of rural Central Texas. The mission of Parkview Regional Hospital is to provide the highest quality, cost-effective healthcare through superior customer service. Learn more at

About Ennis Regional Medical Center

Ennis Regional Medical Center, a part of LifePoint Hospitals®, is a sixty bed acute care facility located in Ennis, Texas, just minutes from the DFW Metroplex. Ennis Regional Medical Center exists to serve the City of Ennis and Ellis County in the provision of general acute care services. Ennis Regional Medical Center’s vision is to be the best at delivering excellent quality & exceptional service in order to become the hospital where employees want to work, physicians want to practice medicine, and patients choose to come for care. Learn more at

About LifePoint Hospitals
LifePoint Hospitals® is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates more than 60 hospital campuses in 21 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its Web site, All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.

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