STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - OCH Regional Medical Center has named Jim Jackson as its new administrator and CEO.
The hospital made the announcement Monday afternoon.
He recently served in an administrative role at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital in Greenwood, Miss., for nearly 20 years.
Jackson is taking over for retired Richard Hilton.
"Whatever we do, we have to maintain and assure the quality care remains at the highest it can be, and that will always continue to be our number one priority," he said.
Jackson is a graduate of Mississippi State University and says he's happy to be back in the Starkville area.