(LITTLETON, COLO.) After a nationwide search, Centura Health and Littleton Adventist Hospital have named Jillyan McKinney, MBA, as Chief Executive Officer at Littleton Adventist Hospital. McKinney has been serving as the CEO at Centura Health’s Avista Adventist Hospital since October 2017. She will transition to Littleton on July 14, 2019.
As a mission inspired, executive leader, McKinney brings more than 10 years of operational experience. Most recently, at Centura Health - Avista Adventist Hospital, she led a team that maintained a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A” rating and Avista was ranked in the top15% nationally for patient experience. Prior to joining Centura Health, she worked as the Vice President of Strategic Business Development for the Lake Nona and Sunbridge communities for Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fl.
Jillyan is an impressive and enthusiastic leader who is on a Mission to bring greater physician alignment and lead her team to a collective goal of improving the health and lives of her community. “Whether working on expanding service offerings, physician recruitment, the opening of a new facility or developing my team, I focus on results and the patient experience,” stated Jillyan. “I am dedicated to creating a culture that revolves around the patient and hope to engage my team to continuously improve performance for the benefit of the entire Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Centennial communities.”
Throughout her career in health care, Jillyan has always placed the organization’s mission at the forefront of every initiative. Examples of improvement by her team have been in throughput in emergency and surgical services, improved employee and physician engagement and outstanding strides in clinical excellence.
Centura Health and Littleton Adventist Hospital are already regional leaders in health care. McKinney’s appointment will prove to continue that trend. She believes that together, Centura Health and Littleton Adventist Hospital will continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and caregivers as they fulfill their mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities.
ABOUT LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Littleton Adventist Hospital provides comprehensive, compassionate care, serving the south metro Denver area and specializes in neurosciences and stroke care, emergency and trauma services, Level III NICU, and cancer care. Littleton Adventist Hospital is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, Colorado’s largest hospital and health care network. Our strength lies in the ability to offer a team of connected networks and shared resources to deliver accessible, reliable and cost-effective health care across the state. For more information about Littleton Adventist Hospital, please visit the Littleton Adventist Hospital website.
ABOUT CENTURA HEALTH
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, neighborhood health centers, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, our caregivers make the region’s best health care accessible. We’re on a mission to build flourishing communities and whole person care. We’re Centura Health, and we’re your dedicated health partner for life. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit the Centura Health website.