Since December 2001, R. Timothy Stack has served as President and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare located in Atlanta, Georgia. Piedmont Healthcare is the parent company of Piedmont Hospital, a 500-bed acute tertiary care facility in Buckhead, offering all major medical, surgical and diagnostic services; Piedmont Fayette Hospital, a 100-bed acute care community hospital in Fayetteville; Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, a 35-bed rural community hospital in Jasper; the Piedmont Hospital Foundation; Piedmont Newnan Hospital, a 143-bed community hospital in Newnan; Piedmont Physicians Group,with more than 70 primary care physicians in 20 offices throughout metro Atlanta; and the Piedmont Clinic, a 492-member physician network.
Mr. Stack previously served as president and CEO of Borgess Health Alliance and was president and CEO of Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich., a 424-bed regional acute care hospital including nationally recognized cardiac, neurological and orthopaedic care. At Borgess, he was instrumental in directing a number of financial initiatives and growth expansions. Prior to joining Borgess Medical Center, Mr. Stack was president and CEO of South Side Healthcare System in Pittsburgh, Pa. He also served as senior vice president and COO at Central Medical Center and Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Stack earned a bachelor of arts degree from Bethany College and a master’s in hospital administration from the Medical College of Virginia. He and his wife, Mary, reside in Atlanta and have three sons. In 2006, Mr. Stack was named American Diabetes Association Father of the Year.
Healthcare Chairman for the United Way Campaign Cabinet (2006 and 2004)
Chair of START! – an American Heart Association corporate walking fitness program (2006)
Advisory Board of the Greater Atlanta Division of the American Heart Association (2006)
Corporate Chair of the Kidney Walk for the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia (2006)
Peachtree Corridor Task Force, a partnership with the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Committee for Progress (2006)
Health Services CEO Forum, a subcommittee of the Mayor’s Atlanta Committee for Progress (2006)
Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (1990 to present)
Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board (2003 to present)
Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives (2002 to present)
Rotary Club of Atlanta (2002 to present)
VHA Georgia Board (2002 to present)
Buckhead Coalition (2002 to present)
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Board (2005 to present)
Health Insights Foundation Board (2006)
Health Management Academy (2006)
Georgia Hospital Association Board (2006)
Atlanta Medical Heritage Board (2003)
American Hospital Association Board (1999 to 2001)
Under Mr. Stack’s leadership, Piedmont Fayette Hospital has been honored as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® in 2006, 2005 and 2004, while Piedmont Hospital received the same recognition in 2005 and 2002. Other recent honors include:
In 2006, Piedmont Healthcare was named one of the nation’s best-performing integrated healthcare networks (IHNs) by Verispan, a Yardley, Pa.-based healthcare information company.
In 2006, 2005 and 2004, Piedmont Hospital was named one of the 100 Most Wired U.S. hospitals in the Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study by Health Forum (sponsored by Hospitals and Health Networks). Piedmont Fayette Hospital received the same honor in 2006 and 2005, and Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was named Most Improved in 2006.
In 2006, Piedmont Physicians Group (PPG) was identified as a “better performer” for the fourth consecutive year by the Medical Group Management Association for superior operational service compared with similar medical group practices nationwide.
In 2005, Piedmont Hospital was named one of Atlanta’s “A+ Employers” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual “Best Places to Work in Atlanta” survey.
In 2005, Piedmont Hospital’s Cardiac Care Unit won the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence presented by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
In 2005, Piedmont Hospital was awarded the Organ Donation Medal of Honor by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.