Market Chief Executive Officer, The Hospitals of Providence (THOP)
As Market CEO of The Hospitals of Providence (THOP), Sally helps the hospital system capture market opportunities for improved operational effectiveness and efficiency and ultimately drives further enhanced value for patients. Sally also leads the development efforts for the Transmountain Campus that is a collaboration with Texas Tech University of Health Sciences (TTUHSC) El Paso. Prior to her role at THOP, Sally was the Chief Nursing Officer at Columbia Medical Center West, the CNO at Del Sol Medical Center, then later COO and Ethics Compliance Officer at the same facility. In 2005, she was named CEO at Oklahoma University Medical Center Edmond. She returned to El Paso in 2007 to accept the CEO position at Sierra Providence East Medical Center (now The Hospitals of Providence East Campus). She led the building of El Paso’s newest acute care hospital which opened May 21, 2008. In 2012 and 2013, Tenet Healthcare recognized the East Campus as one of the company’s Circle of Excellence Award winning hospitals.
In less than five years from opening, the East Campus has recently completed a $67 million dollar expansion project, has received Joint Commission accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center, Chest Pain Center, a Texas Department of Health Level IV Trauma Center, Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score “A,” and in 2014 was approved for a $10 million dollar expansion project to create a Freestanding Emergency Room in Horizon City, Texas. Sally is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University. In 2013, the University of Texas at El Paso recognized Sally as one of its Distinguished Alumni, its first recipient of that honor from the College of Nursing.