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Kathy Tussey named COO at Harrison Memorial Hospital

Kathy Tussey

Kathy Tussey has been named the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She began her tenure at HMH on June 27, 2022.

Tussey is a native of Nicholasville, Kentucky. She received her Bachelor’s of Nursing degree from Midway College, Midway, KY, and then earned her Masters of Nursing in Administration from Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY in 2016. In May of 2023, she will complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Eastern Kentucky University.

Tussey has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare. Her career began at Baptist Health in Lexington as a staff and charge nurse in the Emergency Department. She then was promoted to manager of the Emergency Department and Critical Care Transport, Administration Coordination and Case Management. In 2008, she became the Director of the Emergency Department and Interventional Radiology. She managed the department with 100 employees, including strategic planning, budgeting, and collaborating with other leaders in several programs, overseeing policies and improvement projects.

Tussey is married to Brent Tussey, who is a custom home builder and owns Cornerstone Homes, Inc. They have two sons, Pierce who will be attending the University of Kentucky this fall and Parker, who graduated from UK in 2021 and is working in real estate. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching, and attending UK sports and traveling.

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