For Immediate Release
Contact: Leslie Fleming
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.