Brewer, ME – (October 7, 2016) – EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE is pleased to announce that Gregory T. LaFrancois, CPA, MHA, FACHE, has been selected as the new president of TAMC. In this role, LaFrancois will also serve as a senior vice president of EMHS. Located in Presque Isle, TAMC is EMHS’ northernmost member.
LaFrancois is currently president and CEO of Saint Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, North Dakota. He has also served in many other healthcare leadership roles during his more than 28 year career, including CEO at Prairie Saint John’s Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota; chief financial officer (CFO) at Cumberland Hall Hospital in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and chief operating officer and CFO at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In addition, LaFrancois has an extensive military history serving at Fort Carson and Fitzsimons Medical Center in Colorado; Kimbrough Army Community Hospital in Fort Meade, Maryland; Walter Reed Health Care System in Washington, DC; and Office of the Army Surgeon General in Falls Church, Virginia.
“I am looking forward to welcoming Greg to Maine,” says Michelle Hood.” He has considerable experience in delivering a quality experience for the patient, as well as high employee engagement. As someone well-versed in rural healthcare, he brings a unique perspective in caring for communities across a broad geography.”
LaFrancois shares, “Leading a hospital is all about people. If you take good care of your team, your team will in turn provide a superior level of high quality care. I am excited to join the TAMC family and to have the opportunity to work with highly talented colleagues at both TAMC and throughout EMHS.”
LaFrancois is expected to begin his new duties at TAMC on November 14.
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