Flowers Hospital Announces Addition of Matt Blevins as Chief Operating OfficerMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Sep 26 2018 10:02 AM
Dothan Flowers Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Blevins as its new chief operating officer. Blevins joins Flowers Hospital with more than 20 years of healthcare administration experience and most recently served as chief executive officer at Barstow Community Hospital in Barstow, Calif. He has served in other executive leadership positions, including chief executive officer and chief operating officer, at various hospitals around the country and has also provided legal consulting services for healthcare systems. “We are proud to welcome Matt and his family to our community and to Flowers Hospital,” said Heath Phillips, Flowers Hospital chief executive officer. “We are confident that our hospital and staff will benefit from his vast experience and knowledge in the industry, and we look forward to working with him as an integral part of our executive leadership team.” Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Blevins holds a master’s degree in health administration from Saint Louis University School of Public Health, a juris doctor degree from Saint Louis University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Saint Louis University School of Allied Health Professions. Blevins is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. ### About Flowers Hospital Flowers Hospital has served the healthcare needs of the Wiregrass for more than 60 years. The facility is an important resource for the Dothan community, and it also serves as a major, 235-bed tertiary referral center for the tristate area of south Alabama, southwest Georgia and northwest Florida. By combining responsible personnel of approximately 1,300 employees, modern equipment and supplies, effective management, sophisticated support services, up-to-date professional education programs and a staff of more than 300 exceptional physicians, Flowers Hospital is able to assure patients of quality healthcare. Flowers Hospital was named as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. Healthcare Organizations, for attaining and sustaining excellence in the following measure sets: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care.