San Antonio’s Baptist Health System on Nov. 1 announced the addition of Terry Treadwell as the new CEO of Northeast Baptist Hospital and Thomas McKinney as the new CEO of Baptist Medical Center.

The background

According to a news release, Treadwell began his health care career in the housekeeping, dietary and security departments. He then completed radiology technical training and developed clinical expertise across multiple diagnostic imaging and procedural modalities.

McKinney was a clinical laboratory scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and at Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana where he also held positions as director of laboratory services and director of cardiovascular services.

Treadwell most recently served as CEO of Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Prior to that, he was chief operations officer at Doctors Hospital of Augusta in Georgia and Northeast Methodist Hospital in Live Oak.

According to the release, McKinney has more than 20 years of experience in hospital leadership and clinical operations. Most recently, he served as market president for Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Marcos. McKinney also had responsibility for a multispecialty provider group, additional clinical access points and a charitable foundation.

Prior to Christus San Marcos, McKinney was president for Christus Spohn hospitals in Alice and Kingsville, Texas, and held various other hospital leadership roles at Christus hospitals across Texas.

What they’re saying

Matt Stone, Baptist Health System Group CEO, said Treadwell and McKinney are fit to lead their respective hospitals during a time of growth in services and access.

“Both are committed to providing strong fiscal, operational and growth leadership for our hospitals, and to fostering strong relationships with community leaders; [and] medical, nursing, and ancillary and support staff,” Stone said in a statement.