Inglewood, CA – October 3, 2013 – Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood,
CA is proud to announce that Linda Bradley, CEO has been listed in the
Becker's Hospital Review of "130 Women Hospital and Health System
Leaders to Know." This recognizes female leaders of hospitals and
health systems across the country. Individuals cannot pay for inclusion
on the list.
The women featured in this list have demonstrated a proven ability to lead
their respective organizations in midst of healthcare's challenging
environment. They have demonstrated considerable skill and promise despite
times of uncertainty and unprecedented change in the industry. As a result,
the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team finds these CEOs as women
to watch now and in years to come.
The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team included hospital and health
system leaders based on a number of factors, including awards they have
won and hospital or health system performance.
In her current position, Linda Bradley 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."
In addition, she is also spearheading the hospital's compliance with
SB1953 seismic retrofit project which will also include the expansion
of the emergency department to 60 beds and the renovation of patient care
and public areas. The increase in the size of the emergency department
is vital as over 60,000 patients come through its doors annually. This
ambitious seismic re-construction and renovation program will enhance
Centinela Hospital's ability to provide nationally recognized care
to underserved constituencies.
Linda's commitment to the patients of the hospital is unparalleled.
Under her leadership numerous patient satisfaction programs have been
instituted throughout the facility. Linda takes a hands on approach in
the care of our patients and rounds on patient floors on a daily basis.
Being an RN herself, she knows firsthand the experience that patients,
and their family members, should expect when they are admitted to the
hospital. This insight also allows her to understand and anticipate the
needs of the nursing staff and provides them with the tools and training
to provide superior patient care.
During her tenure, Linda Bradley has been instrumental in assisting Centinela
to achieve numerous 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
Top 100 Hospital for 2012 and 2013.