Foley, AL (January 27, 2012) – Keith Newton has been named Chief Executive Officer of South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, effective immediately. Newton began his employment with Community Health Systems in October 2006 and has served as Chief Financial Officer at SBRMC since May 2010. Newton assumed the additional responsibility of serving as the Interim CEO during the illness of the late CEO, Rich McAuliffe.
“South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is an excellent hospital with a strong commitment to serving the community,” said Newton. “I look forward to continuing my working relationship with the board of trustees, physicians, employees and volunteers to provide high quality healthcare and excellent patient experiences.”
Newton earned an M.B.A., (International Business) in May 1993 from Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX and a B.S., (Accounting) in August 1983 from the University of Arkansas in Monticello, AR.
"Keith is an outstanding healthcare executive and leader," said Janet Hoffman, MD, Chief of Staff. "He has consistently produced strong results in areas that are important to any hospital's success. We are truly excited to have Keith at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center."