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Tenet Healthcare’s Southern California Market Announces New Market Chief Financial Officer

Sep 26, 2019

Eric DelagadoTenet Healthcare’s Southern California Market today announced that Eric Delgado, Lakewood Regional Medical Center’s Chief Financial Officer, has accepted a new position as the Southern California Market Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Delgado will oversee seven Tenet Healthcare hospitals in the Coachella Valley, Morongo Basin, and Los Angeles/Orange County area.

Mr. Delgado succeeds Brittany Lavis, who has accepted a new position as Detroit Medical Center’s new Market Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1.

“We are excited to have Eric in this role where he will oversee our Southern California Market hospitals,” said Michele Finney, Market Chief Executive Officer. “His extensive experience and track record of collaborative leadership experience will be a tremendous asset to our entire Southern California Market.”

Mr. Delgado has more than 28 years of experience in hospital financial operations, budgeting, revenue cycle management and compliance. He has served on the Lakewood Regional Medical Center’s leadership team since 2012, and was instrumental in leading the hospital in being awarded the ‘2017 Audi Award’ by Tenet. Eric was previously the Regional Director of Finance for 11 California Acute Care Hospitals.

Mr. Delgado is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California, and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Eric earned his Master of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.