Saju George Promotion

Saju George Promotion

08-23-2018

For Immediate Release

Contact: Leslie Fleming

Telephone: 734-458-4267

Email: lfleming3@primehealthcare.com

Saju George Promoted to CEO of Prime Healthcare Michigan Region

(Garden City, MI – August 23, 2018) - Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, announced the promotion of Saju George to Regional CEO overseeing Prime Healthcare’s two hospitals in Michigan. George currently serves as CEO of Garden City Hospital in Garden City, and he will also have regional oversight of Lake Huron Medical Center in Port Huron. Jay de Los Reyes will continue as CEO of Lake Huron Medical Center.

Since 2014, George has served as CEO of Garden City Hospital, a 323-bed, community teaching hospital in Garden City, MI. Prior to joining Garden City Hospital, Saju held various leadership positions with Ascension Health- St. Mary's Health System/St. Joseph Health System and is a resident of Northville, Michigan.

"This is a promotion well deserved. Mr. George is a strong leader with compassion, he cares about the hospital employees, the patients, their families and the diverse communities that Garden City Hospital proudly serves,” said Osama Siblani, Chairman of the Board of Garden City Hospital.

The Midwest region of Prime Healthcare also includes Rick Wright as Regional CEO of Prime’s hospitals in Ohio and Indiana, and Steve Wilkinson as Regional CEO in the Missouri/Kansas region.

About Garden City Hospital: Garden City Hospital is a community teaching hospital with a full range of services and off-site locations. GCH has provided over 70 years of caring to the residents of western Wayne County, Michigan. The hospital is ranked nationally for clinical excellence with a 5-Star Overall Quality Award ™ from Health grades™ and Five Star Awards in 2018 for pacemaker procedures, hip fracture treatment, gallbladder surgery and colorectal surgery. Garden City Hospital is a Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center for Hip & Knee Replacement and Maternity Care. The ER at GCH attained Trauma III designation in 2018, is certified as a primary stroke center, and earned Gold Plus standing from the American Heart Association. Learn more at www.gch.org.

About Lake Huron Medical Center: Lake Huron Medical Center is a 144-bed acute care hospital and a member of Prime Healthcare. Lake Huron provides high-quality and compassionate care and a variety of inpatient and outpatient services that meet the health care needs of the Blue Water and Thumb communities. Lake Huron earned an “A” in Safety from The Leapfrog Group and is a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Learn more at www.mylakehuron.com.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning national hospital system with 45 acute-care hospitals providing nearly 44,000 jobs in 14 states. Fifteen of the hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)3 public charity. Based in California and one of the largest hospital systems in the country, Prime Healthcare is committed to ensuring access to quality healthcare. Prime Healthcare and its hospitals have been recognized as among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation 42 times and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times, and Prime is the only "10 Top Health System" west of the Mississippi. For more information, please visit www.primehealthcare.com.