UPDATE: NMMC-Tupelo names new hospital president

North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo has tapped a hospital executive from New Mexico as its new president.
Steve Altmiller comes to NMMC from San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington in northwest New Mexico, the hospital announced today.
During his career, Altmiller also has served at hospitals in Texas, Alabama and South Carolina.
Altmiller, who joined the NMMC staff on Aug. 3, succeeds Chuck Stokes, who left NMMC in July 2008 to become the chief operations officer for the Memorial-Hermann Health System.

For more information, read Tuesday’s Daily Journal.

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