Interim president named at Baptist Health Corbin

Baptist Health Corbin. February 10, 2024
CORBIN, KENTUCKY – Feb. 7, 2024 -- A seasoned administrator with nearly 40 years of hospital experience has been appointed interim president at Baptist Health Corbin, following the departure of Anthony Powers. 

Powers’ last day at the hospital was Feb. 6. Matt Bailey will start work Feb. 12.
“We thank Anthony for his contributions to Baptist Health Corbin during his 25-year career at the hospital. We wish him well as he pursues other opportunities,” said Patrick Falvey, Baptist Health chief operating officer.   

Bailey has previous administrative leadership experience at Baptist Health Paducah and Baptist Health Floyd. 
“We know Matt Bailey will keep Baptist Health Corbin operating smoothly as the board of directors and I begin the search for a new leader,” Falvey added.  

The search for a permanent successor starts immediately. 

Bailey previously served as president of Indiana University Health South Central Region in Bloomington, Indiana. At IU Health, he led five IU Health entities within the South Central region, including oversight of performance excellence for patient safety, clinical excellence, financial stewardship and workforce engagement. 
The Vincennes, Indiana resident is the former president and chief executive officer at IU Health West Hospital in Avon, Indiana. Prior to that, he rose to president and chief executive officer at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes after beginning his healthcare career there as an internal auditor. 

About Baptist Health Corbin 
Baptist Health Corbin is a 273-bed, acute care facility providing a wide variety of healthcare services to the residents of Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell, Clay, McCreary, Harlan and Campbell County in Tennessee. 

Part of nine-hospital Louisville, Kentucky-based Baptist Health, Baptist Health Corbin offers 41 points of care in a full continuum, from inpatient care and outpatient diagnostics to rehabilitation services and behavioral health. Services include heart care, orthopedics, pain management, wound care, cancer care, diabetic treatments, and a full range of women’s services, including obstetrics and breast care.   

Baptist Health has a network of healthcare providers for patients in the southeast Kentucky area, including Baptist Health Medical Group physician offices, and occupational medicine and physical therapy clinics. The hospital, formerly known as Baptist Regional Medical Center, also has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nursing Credentialing Center. 

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