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Promise Healthcare Appoints Kristen Barrett as CEO of Healthcare Leader’s Overland Park Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (December, 2015) – After serving in an interim capacity, Kristen Barrett has been appointed CEO of Promise Hospital of Overland Park (PHOP) and Promise Skilled Nursing Facility of Overland Park (PSNFOP) that share a healthcare campus with entrances respectively at 6509 and 6505 at West 103rd Street. Prior to her interim position, Barrett served as Campus Director of Quality Management following tenures as PHOP Regional Director of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer.

In her new position, Barrett serves as the official representative of the Governing Board for both facilities, responsible for all strategic and operational functions of the 19,852-square-foot Promise Hospital of Overland Park with 56 licensed beds served by 114 employees and the 23,525-square-foot Promise Skilled Nursing Facility of Overland Park with 52 licensed beds served by 57 employees. Leading the facility senior management team, she is responsible for developing and implementing the mission and vision of the facility and has responsibility for meeting the goals and objectives of the facility, including all operational, financial (budget), and quality indicators. Additionally Barrett is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the PROMISE brand, developing and maintaining positive physician relationships, and develop-ing and maintaining positive relationships with all referral source facilities leadership teams.

“We look forward to having Kristen lead an internal interdisciplinary team culture that reflects Promise’s mission and values, and encourages the development of high performing teams, rewarding positive performance and productivity,” said Promise Healthcare Executive Vice President Brian Dunn. “With her working knowledge and understanding of the critical roles both clinical and operations play in achieving successful patient outcomes and high satisfaction ratings, Kristen is poised to lead from broad base of expertise, experience and established strength in collaboration.”

Prior to joining Promise, Barrett held positions as interim CEO and Director of Quality and Risk Management for HealthSouth’s Mid American Rehabilitation Hospital. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pittsburgh State University and is a Kansas City area native.

Boca Raton-headquartered Promise Healthcare together with its sister short-term acute care (STAC) hospital organization own and operate 25 facilities supported by approximately 7,000 physicians and healthcare staff in nine states. For more information on Promise Hospital of Overland Park visit www.promise-overlandpark.com or call (913) 649-3701; for physician referral admissions, call (913) 652-3267. For more information on Promise Skilled Nursing Facility of Overland Park visit www.promisesnf-overlandpark.com or call Phone: (913) 649-5110; for physician referral admission, calls (913) 652-3297.



About Promise Healthcare:

Promise Healthcare is one of the largest long-term acute-care (LTAC) hospital organizations in the country, with 18 hospitals, two skilled nursing facilities and more than 5,000 staff members. Since 2003, we have utilized an interdisciplinary approach to healing and wellness in providing the highest quality care and treatment for patients with life’s most serious illnesses and injuries and their loved ones. We value you and your family as an integral part of the treatment and recovery process. For more information on Promise Healthcare, please visit www.promisehealthcare.com.