Medical City Green Oaks Names New Chief Operating Officer

Medical City Green Oaks Hospital has named Krysla Karlix as its new chief operating officer. She will succeed Pam Whitley, who the hospital says will retire “in early 2017.” Karlix most recently served as chief executive officer at Garland Behavioral Hospital. Prior to Garland, she was executive director at the Medical City Mckinney Wysong campus, which is managed by Medical City Green Oaks Hospital. In her new role, Karlix will be responsible for Medical City Green Oaks Hospital’s operations at the main campus, which is a 124-bed, in-patient psychiatric hospital including a 24-hour emergency room. She will also manage outpatient… Full Story

Wray Borland Leaves Medical City Plano, Named VP of Operations at Christus Spohn Hospital

Medical City Plano Assistant Administrator Wray Borland will leave the hospital to join Christus Spohn Health System as the vice president of operations at Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline in Corpus Christi. Christina Roscoe, assistant resident at Medical City Plano, will take Borland’s place In his new role at Shoreline, Borland will oversee a number of the organization’s clinical support and ancillary operations. Borland says he and his family are excited to be moving closer to the ocean and look forward to all the outdoor activities Mustang Island has to offer. “It’s great to be back in the city I grew up… Full Story

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center–Garland President Retires

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Garland President Tom Trenary retired on Feb. 1. Donas Cole, who joined the medical center in 2012 and served most recently as its vice president of administration, will serve as its interim president. Trenary became president of the Garland medical center in July 2008, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. Previously, Trenary had served as vice president of operations for Medcath, a cardiac healthcare system in Charlotte, N.C. Trenary’s healthcare career spans more than 40 years. He worked at multiple healthcare organizations across the U.S. in senior leadership positions at systems like Transitional Hospitals… Full Story

How One Growing Healthcare Company Is Retaining Diverse Employees

Among Fortune 500 healthcare companies, just 21 percent of executives and board members are women, even though they comprise 80 percent of the industry. In this expert commentary, Melody Lenox of Dallas’ Axxess touches on how the company maintains a 50/50 ratio, as well as how it’s navigating the choppy waters of technological change and cutting down on increased spending. Full Story