CINCINNATI – TriHealth announced Monday, April 25, Brett Kirkpatrick has been named Executive Director of Hospital Operations at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Kirkpatrick succeeds Bryan Hehemann who left the hospital in March. The announcement was made by TriHealth President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Clement. Kirkpatrick’s first day in Oxford will be May 9.
“I am deeply honored to be named Executive Director at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital,” said Kirkpatrick. “I look forward to working collaboratively with the staff, the physicians and the entire Oxford community. I am also excited about the opportunity to further engage the physicians within the surrounding communities and widening TriHealth’s partnerships with local and regional physicians.
Kirkpatrick most recently served as Executive Director of TriHealth’s Physician Partners Integration. He has been with TriHealth for nine years, also having served in a number of leadership roles including Executive Director of Ambulatory Services and Director of Senior Services. In his new role, he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hospital and provide executive leadership in the delivery of strategic, financial, operational and programmatic objectives. In addition, Kirkpatrick will be responsible for oversight/coordination of daily operations, physician relationships and strategic planning and growth.
“Brett is an outstanding leader and his success overseeing several divisions and initiatives over the last nine years at TriHealth demonstrates he has the skills to lead our strategic initiatives in the Oxford area,” said Mark Clement. “I am confident Brett will grow our existing physician partnerships in order to expand services and programs to meet the changing needs of the Oxford and surrounding communities we serve.”
“We are very excited to have Brett as our new executive director at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital. He brings a great mix of experience, an energetic personality and a true understanding of community to the position,” said Richard Norman, chairman of the McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital Board of Directors.
Kirkpatrick, 40, and his wife, Samantha, have three children. He has a Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration from the University of Cincinnati (1997) and will complete his Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership at Mount St. Joseph University (Ohio) later this year.