ECHCA

ECHCA names Gist compliance officer
Special to Atmore News The Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHCA) announced that Debbie Gist has been promoted to the position of Compliance Officer for the Healthcare Authority. Gist will have overall responsibility for compliance, quality improvement, safety, employee health, infection control, physician credentialing and facility accreditation for the ECHCA’s operating entities; Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) including its clinics, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital (DWMMH) including its clinics, D.W. McMillan EMS and…
Winczewski named practice administrator at ACH
Special to Atmore News The Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHCA) announced that Sherry A. Winczewski will join the ECHCA as the practice administrator for the three physician practices of Atmore Community Hospital (ACH). In her new role, Winczewski will have the overall administrative responsibility for ACH Med Plus, ACH Family Physicians and ACH Primary Care. “We are very excited to have Sherry filling the role which is being vacated by…
PCI, ECHCA swap land
3 council members upset when left out of loop By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A trio of city council members, each of whom opposed the proposed donation of 10 acres of city land at Rivercane for a new hospital, are up in arms after learning of the land swap negotiated last week by Poarch Band of Creek Indians and Escambia County Healthcare Authority. Under the swap, Poarch traded 10…
Holley named to ECHCA
Special to Atmore News BREWTON, AL – Alexis Maloy of the Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHCA), announced her retirement from the Board at the Authority’s meeting in December 2018. The ECHCA is the governing body over D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital and Atmore Community Hospital and related entities. Board members are appointed by the Escambia County Commission. ECHCA CEO Chris Griffin noted that Maloy will be remembered for her unselfish devotion…