MVHS names senior VP-chief operating officer

Mansoor Shahid has been named senior vice president-chief operating officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System.

In this position, Shahid provides oversight of the health system, ensuring efficient services that are designed to meet the needs of patients, physicians, public and staff. He has system-wide responsibility for all clinical and support departments in addition to the MVHS cancer program, dialysis and information technology services.

Most recently, Shahid was COO at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri, where he worked closely with nursing and finance to provide proficiency in operations and build bridges with its medical staff and employees.

Prior to that, he served as COO at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tennessee, providing integral leadership for a $2 billion health care system.

Shahid received his master’s degree in health administration from University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. He is LEAN-certified, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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