For Immediate Release: May 1, 2012
Contact: Denise Simpson
Phone: (404) 616-6855
Mark Meyer Grady Health System is pleased to announce that Mark Meyer has joined the executive team as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Meyer began work at Grady on April 23, 2012.
A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Meyer comes to Grady with an extensive background in healthcare and health system finance. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, the flagship of the 14-hospital Texas Health Resources System based in Dallas and Fort Worth Texas. Meyer has also worked with the Methodist Health System in Dallas, where he served as Chief Financial Officer of Methodist Charlton Medical Center and later as Vice President of Financial Service for the entire Methodist system. Before beginning his career in healthcare finance, Meyer worked as an audit supervisor for Grant Thornton.
About Grady Health System
Grady Health System is one of the largest public health systems in the United States. Grady consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital, six neighborhood health centers, Crestview Health & Rehabilitation Center, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, which is operated as a Children's affiliate.
With its nationally acclaimed Emergency Department and Burn Center, Grady has the premier level I trauma center in the region and serves as the 911 ambulance provider for the city of Atlanta. The state's only Poison Center is housed at Grady as well.
The Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Diabetes Center, Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, and the Avon Breast Health Center are also notable components of the health system. Additionally, Grady's Ponce de Leon Center was named one of the top three HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country.
Other key services include Grady's Regional Perinatal Center and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center, dedicated 60 Plus services for older adults, Teen Services, and the Rape Crisis Center. Nationally ranked in one specialty, Grady was named one of Atlanta's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Grady Memorial Hospital has been ranked 10th in Atlanta in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals.