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DJWH Interim-CEO: Hospital Performing At A High Level

The interim-leader of the Dr. John Warner Hospital is pleased with the way the hospital is operating.

Interim-CEO Rex McKinney calls the hospitals performance "very favorable" and says their 3.1% operating margin is excellent. He explains as of right now, the hospital is over a half-million dollars over-budget.

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McKinney is the third CEO of the city-owned hospital since May and he feels even though there's been a lot of transition, the budget always needs to be attended to. Despite the turnover, he feels the success of the hospital can be sustained in the long term.

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McKinney attributes the success of the hospital to the "extraordinary skills and competencies at the management level". He feels that makes it much easier to be successful in operating a hospital.

He says they are committed to quality patient care and making sure patient experience is extraordinary.

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