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Kindred Healthcare adds new board member

Dr. Lynn Simon
Dr. Lynn Simon

Has been with Kindred since 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2016) — Dr. Lynn Simon has been appointed to the Kindred Healthcare, Inc. board of directors, effective immediately.

Simon has been President, Clinical Services and Chief Quality Officer for Community Health Systems, Inc. since 2014 and was Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer from 2010 to 2014.

She is responsible for all aspects of clinical operations, including patient safety and quality, clinical service lines, nursing and case management. She also oversees medical staff relations, physician practice management, telemedicine initiatives, medical informatics and corporate support areas, including pharmacy, medical imaging, laboratory and hospital-based physician services.

Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville from 2005 to 2010, and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Jewish Hospital from 2004 to 2005. She began her career practicing neurology.

Simon was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in 2015 and 2016 and was named to the magazine’s list of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare in 2015. She currently serves as the Quality Committee Chair for the Federation of American Hospitals. In addition, she serves on the Technical Advisory Committee of the Center for Medical Interoperability, a private organization led by health systems to change how medical technologies work together.