CEO, Chair of the Governing Board
Linda Bradley, RN/JD serves as Chief Executive Officer of Centinela Hospital
Medical Center, a position she has held since May, 2010. During her tenure
she has been instrumental in assisting Centinela to achieve quality distinctions
including the Distinguished Hospital Award – Clinical Excellence
in 2010, 2011, and 2012, top ranking in the nation and the state for stroke
care, and Truven Healthcare Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Top 100
Hospital for 2012.
Linda completed her RN studies in San Bernardino, California and later
went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree, graduating from Thomas Jefferson
School of Law in San Diego, magna cum laude. She is a sought-after and
accomplished educator of physicians, nurses, other clinical practitioners,
and assists in creating practical implementation strategies to achieve
organization strategic results in this complex and ever-changing healthcare
Serving on the original Board of the California Hospital Patient Safety
Organization (CHPSO), her commitment to quality care and patient safety
is unquestionable. She comes to Centinela Hospital with decades of healthcare
delivery experience, including serving on the CHA and UHA Boards. Additionally
she has educated thousands of healthcare providers throughout California
as faculty for CHA.
Linda is a native Southern Californian where she continues to reside with
In her current position, she provides day-to-day operational leadership
for the hospital; interfaces with community stakeholders and is an integral
part of Prime Healthcare Services senior management team. She states,
"Prime Healthcare Services has provided me with an amazing opportunity
to continue the legacy of Centinela Hospital Medical Center, which has
been providing hospital services to surrounding communities since 1924.
I am honored to be part of the Centinela team. The dedication and commitment
of the staff and physicians in providing our patients the highest quality
of care is truly humbling. I look forward to continuing to build upon
the success of the hospital and to provide an even greater commitment
to the communities that we serve."