Craig McCoy has been named new chief executive officer of Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, effective September 1. McCoy joined Emory Healthcare in May 2011 as CEO of Emory John’s Creek Hospital.
Since May 2014, McCoy has served as interim CEO of Emory Saint Joseph’s while also managing his responsibilities at Emory John’s Creek.
Under McCoy’s leadership at Emory Johns Creek, the hospital has made several improvements:
- The construction of a new Breast Imaging Center focused on women’s imaging and composed of mammography, tomosynthesis (3-D mammography), bone density scanning, stereotactic biopsy and ultrasound.
- The development of a new 19-chair infusion center in conjunction with the Winship Cancer Institute and Emory University Hospital Midtown.
- Achievement of multiple quality accolades, including: Healthgrades National Patient Safety Excellence Award (2013, 2014); GHA Chairman’s Honor Roll (2011, 2012, 2013); Accredited Cancer Program with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer; Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI through the SCPC; Accredited Vascular Ultrasound by ACR; Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by ACR; Primary Stroke Center Accreditation by The Joint Commission; ICAEL Accreditation (Echocardiography).
- Improvements in operations and overall financial performance.
McCoy has a background working in community hospital settings. Prior to joining Emory Healthcare, he served as CEO of a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona that was part of the Vanguard Health System. Additionally, McCoy worked with Vanguard in a variety of other capacities, as well as serving as vice president of professional services at Oconee Medical Center in South Carolina.
Originally from South Carolina, McCoy holds a bachelor’s degree from Furman University and a master’s of health administration from Medical University of South Carolina/Clemson University.