New Director named for Salisbury VA |
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaye Green as the new Director of the W.G. (Bill) Hefner Salisbury VA Medical Center (VAMC). Ms. Green will oversee delivery of health care to more than 82,000 Veterans living in the 24-county Central Piedmont Region of North Carolina, and an operating budget of $359.4 million.
“We are excited to bring Ms. Green on board as the new medical center director in Salisbury,” said Daniel F. Hoffmann, Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6) Director. “The leadership qualities and experience she demonstrated at other VA facilities will yield hefty returns for Medical Center employees, volunteers, and most importantly, the Veterans we are privileged to serve. I am confident that under her leadership, the medical center will flourish.”
Ms. Green has served Veterans in a variety of leadership positions, including her most recent post as Associate Director of the New Mexico VA Health Care System in Albuquerque, N.M. and prior positions as an Associate Director of the VA Healthcare System in Bay Pines, Fla., and as a Health Systems Specialist supporting the Director and Deputy Director of Veterans Integrated Service Network Eight.
Ms. Green holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees from Wayland Baptist University, with specialization in Healthcare Administration. She is a graduate of the inaugural class of VHA’s Executive Career Field Candidate Development Program, Health Care Leadership Institute and Leadership VA. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Hefner VAMC-Salisbury opened to its first patients in 1953 and provides inpatient and ambulatory services for primary and specialty care, as well as ancillary and diagnostic services to eligible Veterans in the Central Piedmont region of North Carolina. Last year the medical center and its peripheral facilities treated 84,248 unique patients, through a total of 689,200 outpatient visits. The facility contains 484 authorized beds and provides specialized assistance for Veterans who have served in Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND).