Archbold Names Fischer Senior Vice President of Operations

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Archbold Names Fischer Senior Vice President of Operations

Monday, April 30, 2012

Archbold Memorial Hospital has named John Fischer as Senior Vice President of Operations.

Fischer will provide oversight for multiple clinical and non-clinical departments within the Archbold system, including Archbold’s affiliate hospitals and long-term care facilities. He will work collaboratively with the medical, nursing and administrative leadership teams to implement development strategies aligned with Archbold’s mission of providing the citizens of south Georgia and north Florida with high-quality, patient-focused healthcare in a cost-effective manner.

“We are delighted to welcome John to the Archbold team,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold CEO. “He is a well respected healthcare leader in our region, and I’m confident he’ll be a great asset to the organization.”

Fischer graduated from Eastern College in St. Davids, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and psychology. He received his Masters of Business Administration degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Fischer served 15 years as an officer in the United States Naval Reserves, Medical Service Corps.

Prior to joining Archbold, Fischer served as the Senior Vice President of Operations, Facilities and Construction for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for eight years, and prior to that, he was the Executive Director of the New Orleans Cancer Institute for the Tenet Healthcare Corporation. He also has held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Medical Center for the Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

Fischer has served as an adjunct faculty member in the department of healthcare administration at Concordia University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Albany State University, Albany, Georgia. He is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

“I’m pleased to be leading Archbold’s operations at such an exciting time. The new facilities and technology are some of the best in our region,” said Fischer. “Archbold has an outstanding reputation for healthcare innovation and providing the highest quality patient care. I look forward to being a part of this organization as we continue to provide the highest level of patient, family and employee satisfaction, by providing the best care possible through responsible use of our resources.”