Amory welcomes new hospital chief

By NEMS Daily Journal

AMORY – Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center will welcome new chief executive Allen Tyra at a public reception today from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the women’s center lobby of the Amory hospital.
Tyra comes to Amory from Crossgates River Oaks in Brandon, which like Gilmore is part of Health Management Associates system.
Before joining the Brandon hospital in 2007, he also served at Lehigh (Fla.) Memorial, Natchez Community Hospital and Riley Hospital in Meridian.
Tyra succeeds Dwayne Blaylock, who was named chief executive of River Oaks in Flowood.