KPC Health appoints Mike Sarian as president, announces additional leadership appointments

KPC Health appoints Mike Sarian as president, announces additional leadership appointments

KPC Health appointed Mike Sarian to serve as president of its Southern California health system, which includes seven acute care facilities located throughout Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. In addition, KPC Health announced the appointments of Jamie Yoo as CEO of Anaheim Global Medical Center, Matt Whaley as CEO of South Coast and Chapman Global Medical Centers and Derek Drake as chief operating officer of Orange County Global Medical Center.

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KPC Health names new president, hospital executives

Santa Ana, Calif.-based KPC Health, which owns and operates 17 hospitals in the U.S., has named Mike Sarian president of its Southern California health system. KPC Health also named Jamie Yoo CEO of Anaheim (Calif.) Global Medical Center and Matt Whaley CEO of South Coast Global Medical Center in Santa Ana and Chapman Global Medical Center in Orange, Calif. Derek Drake, DNP, was tapped to serve as COO of Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. Mr. Sarian previously served as president of hospital operations for Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare Services, a for-profit hospital operator. In his new role, he will lead seven full-service acute care hospitals in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, KPC Health said. Mr. Yoo previously was COO of Anaheim Global Medical Center, and Mr. Whaley was administrator of Southern California Hospital at Hollywood in Los Angeles. Dr. Drake was chief nursing officer of St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif.

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Hearing fireworks in your neighborhood? You’re not alone. – Orange County Register

The Orange County Burn Center, located at OC Global Medical Center in Santa Ana, sees about 20 to 30 patients during a typical July 4th holiday, Dunkelman said. So far, doctors there have not yet seen any fireworks-related injuries, she said, but this year the staff has another factor to consider: coronavirus. “People are afraid to come to emergency rooms,” she said, adding that the hospital is taking proper precautions. “I don’t want people to delay their treatment because they’re afraid of COVID. Burns scar very quickly if they’re not treated.” She also wonders if the pandemic might help to stem the number of fireworks injuries. “Maybe there will be fewer with people staying home and not having big parties because of COVID,” she said.

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Protect the People, Preserve the Business: United Biologics – UCI School of Business

When choosing locations to donate face shields, United Biologics wanted to go local. On April 24, they donated their first 1,000 face shields to Orange County Global Medical Center. This was followed up with another donation of 1,000 face shields to South Coast Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. On May 1, Congressman Lou Correa toured United Biologics and observed their enhanced safety protocol in action. Correa said: “I want to commend United Biologics and KPC Health for stepping up to serve their communities when it’s needed most. This is what the true American spirit is all about.”

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