WICHITA – Wesley Medical Center has promoted John Hoover to its new vice president of operations. Hoover will continue overseeing the service lines of respiratory therapy, laboratory, imaging, security, nutrition services, linen, and continue to act as the chief staffing officer. In addition to his current service lines, Hoover will additionally take on rehab and orthopedic services.
“As our services have continued to expand, we have seen the need to develop additional operations positions at Wesley Medical Center,” said Casey Guber, Wesley Healthcare chief operating officer. “John has experience in a variety of different leadership positions and has become an extremely valuable member of the Wesley team.”
Hoover joined Wesley Medical Center in 2016 to serve as Wesley’s associate administrator. He previously held several hospital leadership positions, including surgical services and emergency services manager at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado, and value optimization coordinator at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.
“I’m very excited to be expanding my role of such a well-regarded and growing health delivery system at Wesley,” Hoover said. “I’m looking forward to fostering an even stronger partnership with the chief operating officer and chief executive officer in developing better hospital policy, management and service programs.”
Hoover graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor of arts degree in communication, and received his master’s degree in business administration from Regis University, both in Denver, Colorado. He also is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Hoover’s community activities have included serving as a volunteer for E.C. Tyree Health and Dental Clinic, Komen Race for the Cure, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night walk, and the American Heart Association.
For more information about Wesley, please visit www.wesleymc.com.
Wesley Healthcare is the region’s leading acute-care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912. As a leader in Overall Recommended Care in national surveys, Wesley Medical Center treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 5,800 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER, the region’s only pediatric ER, Wesley Derby ER. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER and Wesley Children’s Hospital. To learn more about Wesley Healthcare, please visit www.wesleymc.com.