Nashville, TN — TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center has named Joe White as the hospital's new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

"Joe is an excellent addition to our leadership team," said Joanna Conley, TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center Chief Executive Officer. "His insight and experience will be an asset as we work to create a healthier tomorrow for the communities we serve."

Prior to joining the team at TriStar Southern Hills, White served as the Vice President of Operations and Interim COO at Riverside Community Hospital, the 373-bed facility in Riverside, California. He served in that role since 2018, following his role as Associate COO and Administrative Resident at MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. During his tenure at Riverside Community Hospital, White served as the administrative oversight for fifteen operational departments including Cardiovascular Services, Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging, and Laboratory among others. He has a strong record of developing service lines through the advancement of new procedures and technology, improving operational throughput, and enhancing employee engagement.

White earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and his Master of Health Administration from the University of Minnesota. He is a 2019 graduate of the HCA Chief Operating Officer Development Program and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. White's community involvement includes work with the American Cancer Society

White his wife, Michele, their two young children, and a baby arriving in June will be relocating to Nashville in June. They are looking forward to joining the TriStar Southern Hills family. He replaces Cory Mead, who was recently appointed Chief Operating Officer at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.