Heywood Hosts Annual Meeting
February 8, 2011
Pictured from left, Heywood Hospital Board of Trustees members JoAnne Parks, clerk; Gerald L. Bankowski, treasurer; Kenneth J. Pierce, vice-chairman; David Andersen, the hospital’s interim president and CEO; Glenn A. Hunt, at-large member; Dr. Daniel M. Asquino, chairman; and Dr. Edmund Taylor, president of the medical staff, gather during Heywood’s Annual Meeting Tuesday.
Heywood Hospital Board of Trustees and Executive Leaders hosted the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 in the Heywood Hospital Dining Room. The meeting focused on accomplishments, outcomes and changes to the organization over the 2010 fiscal year.
Topics of discussion during the meeting included changes brought about by the Watkins Center for Emergency & Acute Care, the creation of Heywood Heart Center as well as the departure of president and CEO Daniel P. Moen. Board Chairman, Dr. Daniel Asquino highlighted the year of transition at Heywood and shared, “We are very fortunate to have Heywood Hospital in our community.” Mr. Asquino also highlighted the leadership of Interim President & CEO David Andersen, FACHE.
Mr. Andersen reviewed the Heywood’s year in more detail highlighting programs such as SBIRT, a substance abuse referral program based out of the emergency center and the launch of Off Our Rockers, a newly created program that provided healthy eating and exercise sessions to 105 elementary students in Gardner Public schools.
Medical Staff President Dr. Edmund Taylor reviewed the operational impact of the opening of the Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute care. He noted the larger space has required the need for more effective communication but added, “I think things are very positive for Heywood Hospital, the way things are going. We’re going to become a much bigger player.”
Heywood Hospital Board of Trustees are: Daniel M. Asquino, Chairman; Kenneth J. Pierce, Vice-Chairman; Gerald L. Bankowski, Treasurer; JoAnne Parks, Clerk; Glenn A. Hunt, At-Large Member, Executive Committee; Tina Sbrega, Immediate Past Chair; Edmund Taylor, M.D., President, Medical Staff; David Andersen, Interim President & CEO; James A. Faust; Joyce Fletcher; John Flick; James Garrison; Paul P. Harasimowicz Jr.;Stephen Hemman; Glenn A. Hunt; Brian Knuuttila; Anthony P. Kraskouskas; Janet Latour; Michele Parker, MD; John Skrzypczak, MD; and Karl Sorenson, MD.
To download or view a copy of the 2010 Annual Report for Heywood Hospital, click here.