Eastside Medical Center August 15, 2019

Snellville, GA — Eastside Medical Center is pleased to welcome John Hoover as the hospital’s new chief operating officer (COO). John comes to Eastside by way of HCA Healthcare’s Wesley Healthcare system in Wichita, Kan. where he served as the vice president of operations. John brings over 10 years of extensive healthcare experience to Eastside where he will oversee hospital operations.

As vice president of operations at Wesley Healthcare, a 760-bed level one trauma center, John was responsible for the operational oversight of multiple service lines including orthopedics and imaging, served as the chief staffing officer for 2,500 employees and led funding efforts to support more than $35 million in capital projects. Prior to joining Wesley Healthcare, John served as the surgical and emergency services business manager at HCA Healthcare’s North Suburban Medical Center in the Denver market. Before joining HCA Healthcare, John maintained various roles that supported value optimization and perioperative services for St. Anthony’s Hospital, an affiliate of the Centura Health network in Colorado.

“We are proud to welcome John Hoover to our Eastside leadership team,” said Trent Lind, Chief Executive Officer at Eastside Medical Center, “His experience and innovative leadership will be a tremendous asset to continuing our focus of providing convenient access to the high quality of care throughout the communities we serve.”

John received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Colorado and his Master of Business Administration from Regis University. John is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a graduate of the Wichita Business Journal Emerging Leaders program.

John made the transition to Georgia alongside his wife Haley, a Georgia native. John and Haley have a five-month-old son, Reeves.