Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer, Health Quest
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Health Quest
On March 11, 2013, Ms. McGregor assumed the role of Health Quest Co-Chief Executive Officer. In this new role, she is responsible for providing leadership direction and control at the highest level of the organization.
On January 1, 2012, Ms. McGregor was promoted to Health Quest Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In her role of Executive Vice President, Ms. McGregor has responsibility for the operational oversight of the three Health Quest hospitals, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Putnam Hospital Center and Northern Dutchess Hospital as well as corporate responsibility for Human Resources, Facilities and Construction, Quality and Home Care, and Case Management. In this capacity, she oversees a revenue base of $523 million and a direct staff complement of 3,026 and leads a cross functional team of $127 million and 83 staff.
Ms. McGregor previous held the position of President and CEO of Putnam Hospital Center (a Health Quest Affiliate). As Putnam Hospital Center President and CEO, Ms. McGregor led hospital wide initiatives that significantly improve patient satisfaction, quality of care, and financial viability as well as enhanced hospital physician relationships. Under her leadership, PHC was a recipient of the 2010/2011 Health Grades Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizing PHC in the top 10 percentile nationally for significant improvements in patient satisfaction scores. Ms. McGregor was responsible for overseeing the development and completion of the Camarda Care Center. This $37 million project, included a 115,000 sq foot campus expansion, including 70 private medical surgical beds, development of the oncology service line, private physician offices on the hospital campus and enhanced parking facilities.
Ms. McGregor also previously served as Health Quest Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer responsible for developing financial strategies and operations for Health Quest and its affiliate entities before taking on the role of President and CEO of Putnam Hospital Center.
Ms. McGregor holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Siena College and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance with distinction from Long Island University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status), a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA), and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Ms. McGregor is the recipient of the 2012 ACHE Regent’s Award. She is also the recipient of several other industry awards including the 2011 Putnam County Distinguished Individual Service Award, New York State Senate 2007 Woman of Distinction, 2006 Modern Healthcare Magazine Young Executive Up and Comer Award, the YWCA Salute to Women in Business Award, and multiple other awards for leadership, service and education.
Ms. McGregor serves as a member of the Leapfrog Group; Hospital Advisory Counsel and served on the Executive Board of the Metropolitan Chapter of HFMA and HFMA National Advisory Council. She also served on the Finance and Compliance Committee for the United Way, and is active with community support for the American Heart Association as well as an educational speaker and active participant in the New York American College of Healthcare Executives and Healthcare Financial Management Association Chapters.