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University Hospitals Appoints Nancy M. Tinsley President of UH Parma Medical Center

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

University Hospitals (UH) has appointed Nancy M. Tinsley, RN, MBA, FACHE, as President of UH Parma Medical Center.

Ms. Tinsley is a seasoned executive with nearly 20 years of experience in health care operations, most recently serving as Vice President of Institute Clinical Operations at UH Case Medical Center. Her appointment as President is effective Aug. 25.

“Nancy is an accomplished leader in the health care arena. Her professional talents and open, personal style are ideally suited for guiding UH Parma Medical Center to a new level of high-quality health care in western Cuyahoga County,” said Eric Bieber, MD, President, Community Hospitals, West Region, University Hospitals. “The new role provides an exceptional opportunity for Nancy and her team at UH Parma to focus on physician recruitment, quality of care, patient engagement and employee and physician engagement.”

Ms. Tinsley has a solid track record of driving innovation, enhancing the patient experience and achieving organizational success. During her tenure at UH, she has led initiatives to enhance clinical integration and hospital operations while attaining aggressive quality and financial goals. She also has developed and implemented an integrated systemwide clinical-institute model that is recognized as a national model by the University HealthSystems Consortium.

She joined UH Case Medical Center in 1999 as Director of the Quality Center. She spent three years as Pediatrics Administrator for Cleveland Clinic and returned to UH in 2004 as Administrative Director, Medical-Surgical Service Line Development. In 2006 she became Vice President of the UH Neurological Institute and was promoted to her most recent position in 2011.

In addition to earning a master’s degree in Business Administration/Healthcare Administration from Cleveland State University and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Kent State, Ms. Tinsley is a graduate of UH’s Leadership Academy. She has received numerous recognitions for her professional accomplishments, including the Athena Women in Business Finalist (2012) and The American College of Healthcare Executives Service Award (2012).

She is active in professional organizations including Healthcare Executives of Northeast Ohio and the American College of Healthcare Executives, in which she serves as Regent for the State of Ohio. A resident of Strongsville, she is also a volunteer leader for numerous community and nonprofit organizations.

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