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Bothwell Regional Health Center welcomes Thomas Bailey, new chief operating officer


Sedalia, Missouri, May 15, 2017 – Thomas Bailey recently joined Bothwell Regional Health Center as the new chief operating officer. He brings more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of hospital settings, including serving 18 years in hospital administration for Baptist Memorial Health Care based in Memphis, Tennessee.  He worked for Baptist Memorial Hospital—Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi; Baptist Memorial Hospital—Union County in New Albany, Mississippi; and Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City, Arkansas. He also spent 12 years working for Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

He began his health care career as a frontline diagnostic radiologic technologist. After specializing in surgical imaging and computed tomography, he moved into health care management.

He earned a Master of Business Administration from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi; a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Management from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas; and an Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology from Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He is also a certified radiology administrator. In addition, he has been published in Radiology Management, the peer-reviewed publication of American Healthcare Radiology Administrators.

Bailey is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and served as an advisory board member of the Itawamba Community College School of Radiologic Technology.

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Bothwell Regional Health Center is a 145-bed regional health center serving west-central Missouri with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive health and wellness services including primary care, specialty care and emergency care. For more information about BRHC and its services, visit www.brhc.org or find us on Facebook.

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