Scott Schmidly, FACHE, has been named chief executive officer (CEO) at Eastside Medical Center. Schmidly brings over 19 years’ experience in the healthcare industry in adult and pediatric hospitals as well as academic teaching institutions.
“I am honored to be a part of the Eastside family and the community we serve,” said Schmidly. “This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with our medical staff, our caregiving team and community partners as we build momentum around expanding and enhancing our services. Because of our most valuable asset, our people, Eastside is uniquely positioned to become even more integral to advancing the way we care and deliver services across the region.”
Before joining Eastside, Schmidly served as CEO at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. He has also served as the chief operating officer (COO) of Medical City Dallas Hospital – Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas and Medical Center of Arlington in Arlington, Texas.
“Scott’s proven track record in relationship building and leadership is exactly why we asked him to be a part of Eastside’s team,” Steve Corbeil, president of HCA’s TriStar Division, said. “I’m confident in his ability to lead the team of medical professionals at Eastside to meet the healthcare needs of the community.”
Schmidly earned his bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas before going on to complete a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a recipient of ACHE’s Executive Regent’s and Governor’s Awards.