The Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) announced the appointment of Andrew L. Davis, as the organization’s new chief operating officer.
The appointment came following a national search to fill the position. A resident of Braintree, Mass, Davis has served in a variety of senior management positions in health care organizations in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.
“We are thrilled to announce that Andy Davis is joining ECMCC as chief operating officer,” said ECMCC Chairwoman Sharon L. Hanson. “He brings a depth and wealth of experience that will contribute significantly to our ongoing delivery of health care services, as well as play a key role in the development and execution of future activities throughout our system of care.”
ECMCC President and CEO Thomas J. Quatroche, Jr., said, “His strong background in health care financial and operations management, knowing well the complexity of managing hospitals in an ever changing landscape, will play a key role as we continue ECMCC’s commitment to deliver the highest quality care for the residents of Western New York. As we continue to grow and expand our strategic collaborations with entities like Kaleida Health and the University at Buffalo, along with ECMCC’s key role in the Millennium Collaborative Care effort, I am confident Andy’s background and experience will strengthen further the various initiatives we pursue jointly with our health care partners.”
Most recently, Davis served as interim chief executive officer at United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., a 354-bed acute care hospital and skilled nursing facility. Prior to that position, he was President of Steward Carney Hospital in Massachusetts.
He began his career in the early 1990s as a staff accountant, rising to senior auditor for a CPA firm in Pensacola, Fla., whose clients included health care facilities, nonprofit organizations that received federal funding and assisted living facilities.
Over the next 18 years, Davis served six different health care facilities in various financial management capacities, including director of internal audit, assistant controller and chief financial officer, ascending eventually to chief operating pfficer at Franklin Regional Medical Center in North Carolina and chief executive officer at Sandhills Regional Medical Center and then Davis Regional Medical Center, both located in North Carolina.