Methodist University Hospital names Spiegel CEO

3/4/2008

Kevin M. Spiegel, has been selected to become chief executive officer/administrator of Methodist University Hospital, effective March 14.

“I believe we have found just the right person for this role,” said Peggy Troy, chief operating officer for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. “Kevin has a wealth of education and experience, and he is a seasoned leader who is committed to excellence in patient care, a high level of customer service, financial stewardship and community involvement.”

He earned his MBA in health care administration from Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the State University of New York at New Paltz.  Board-certified in health care administration and a fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives, Spiegel currently serves as president and chief operating officer of Trumbull Memorial Hospital, a 350-bed tertiary hospital in Warren, Ohio, near Cleveland.  Under Kevin’s leadership, Trumbull Memorial experienced substantial market share growth, implemented an affiliation agreement with the University Hospital’s Ireland Cancer Center for the provision of regional cancer services and earned Solucient’s Top 100 Hospitals ranking in Modern Healthcare. During Kevin’s six-year tenure with Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y., he served as senior vice president for a 1,100-bed academic regional/quaternary facility encompassing the University Hospital at Westchester