Amy Beard named VP of Women's Services for Brookwood BaptistNov 23, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kate Darden,
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
PR Manager, Tenet Southern Region
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – November 24, 2016 – Brookwood Baptist Health (BBH) is pleased to announce that Amy Beard, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Women’s Services for the Brookwood Baptist Health market. In this position, Beard will provide strategic direction for the Women’s services line throughout the entire BBH market. She will begin her role on Monday, November 21.
With over 20 years of medical experience, Beard has been at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center since 2002. Most recently, she has served as Vice President of Women’s Services at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, where she was responsible for comprehensive strategic planning, fiscal, and operational management for all activities needed to support the delivery of quality services within the Women’s Hospital. In 2015, under her leadership, the Brookwood Women’s Team achieved the first Joint Commission Perinatal Excellence Designation in the State of Alabama and the sixth in the nation.
“Amy has been instrumental in leading the Women’s Services at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, and we are excited for her to take on this new role,” says Keith Parrott, President of Brookwood Baptist Health. “I am confident that she will ensure that we continue to deliver the highest quality care to the communities we serve.”
Beard received her Master’s Degree in Nursing with a concentration in Executive Nursing Administration from the University of South Alabama and is a graduate of Tenet Leadership Academy and MOMENTUM women’s leadership program. She is a Board Member and Vice President of Alabama Maternity, Inc., Vice President for the Birmingham Region of Nurse Leaders, and Advisory Board member for the March of Dimes of Greater Birmingham. She has also served on Samford University’s School of Nursing Advisory Board.
About Brookwood Baptist Health
With roots extending more than 90 years, Brookwood Baptist Health includes trusted providers from the former Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System and is operated by Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. Representing the largest healthcare network in Central Alabama, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, along with physician practices, diagnostic and outpatient surgery centers and a freestanding emergency department. Brookwood Baptist Health is united in service and devotion to the people of Central Alabama and dedicated to putting people back at the center of healthcare. For more information, please visit BrookwoodBaptistHealth.com.