Local hospital executive leaving for Meridian job

The person who is over the hospital in Amory has accepted a job as an executive with a hospital system in East Central Mississippi.

Posted: Nov 20, 2019 5:56 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2019 6:25 PM

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTVA) — The person who is over the hospital in Amory has accepted a job as an executive with a hospital system in Meridian.

WTOK-TV in Meridian reports Allen Tyra, the administrator at North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore-Amory, has accepted a job to become vice president and chief operating officer for Rush Health Systems.

Rush's main hospital is in Meridian, but it also has hospitals in DeKalb, Morton, Quitman, Union and Butler, Alabama.

Tyra arrived at the hospital in Amory in 2013 and previously was a health care COO in Meridian.

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