Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Piedmont Fayette Hospital Names New Chief Operating Officer

Piedmont Fayette Hospital has promoted Michael Burnett to Chief Operating Officer. Burnett was promoted from his position as the former Vice President of Clinical Services.

Burnett began his career with Piedmont Hospital in May 1996 and came to Piedmont Fayette Hospital in December 2001. His new responsibilities include overseeing the principal operation areas of the hospital, including plant services, patient services and nursing services. Additionally, he will supervise human resources and special projects.

“I have worked with Michael for many years and take great pleasure in announcing his promotion to Chief Operating Officer,” said Darrell Cutts, president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Fayette Hospital. “Michael’s background, experience and education make him more than qualified for his new position.”

Burnett received his bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Georgia and continued his education with a dual master’s degree in Business Administration and Health Administration from Georgia State University. He is an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow and has served as President of the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives.

Burnett is a graduate of Fayette County High School and lives in Fayette County with his wife Amy and their three children.

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