Carl Cameron Named COO at Holyoke Medical Center
HOLYOKE — Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center, announced the promotion of Carl Cameron to chief operating officer of Holyoke Medical Center (HMC).
In his new role, Cameron will lead implementation of important changes to the institution, which includes transforming patient rooms and the expansion of the Rehabilitation unit, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Cardiac Rehab, and Pulmonary Rehab. Cameron most recently served as vice president of Operations and was also chief information officer at HMC.
“Over the past 14 years, Carl has continued to guide Holyoke Medical Center in an innovative direction, especially in the area of information systems,” said Hatiras. “He has helped bring HMC to the forefront of electronic medical records, enabling HMC to be of the first in the state to have a health-information exchange and connect to the Mass HIway, securing the sharing of patient medical records with healthcare providers throughout the Commonwealth. His guidance and expertise are key to moving our organization forward in transforming healthcare delivery in the Pioneer Valley and surrounding areas.”
Cameron earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western New England University and an master’s degree in information systems from WNEU. He also earned a certificate in Lean Healthcare from the University of Michigan. Prior experience includes serving as director of information technology for the city of Holyoke and at Lennox Healthcare, a long-term healthcare company with 150 nursing homes throughout the U.S.