Chrissie Tomlinson hospital hires new administrator

Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, which recently changed ownership, has hired a new administrator.

Patrick Auman
Patrick Auman

Patrick Auman, who has worked at a number of hospitals in the United States, has taken on the role, according to a press release from Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Auman said, “I appreciate the unique, specialty care a private hospital like CTMH offers their patients. It’s a care that elevates relationships to a personalized level that is not seen in larger hospitals on a normal basis.”

In March, a holding company formed by local and overseas investors, including some of the hospital’s physicians, bought the private hospital from its founder, Dr. Steve Tomlinson.

Dr. Yaron Rado, chairman of the hospital’s board of directors and chief radiologist, said Mr. Auman will oversee all operations of the 18-bed hospital.

According to the press release, Mr. Auman has more than 26 years of executive-level hospital operation and performance improvement/management experience in staff development, strategic planning, operational management, quality assurance and regulatory compliance.

Dr. Rado said Mr. Auman will be responsible for strategic planning and operations and would also be growing the hospital’s day-to-day urgent care facility.

Acting Chief Financial Officer David Pellow said Mr. Auman was chosen for his experience with multiple-sized hospitals, including smaller, specialty hospitals.

Mr. Auman “is fully capable of implementing the new board’s vision for CTMH,” he said.