Barry keel has been hired as the hospital's new Chief Executive Officer.
According to Bay Medical Sacred Heart, Keel will start next Friday, May 17th.
Previously, he was the Alabama market CEO for Health Management Associates.
During Keel's career, he has held multiple executive-level hospital management positions.
He received a Master of Science degree in Health Policy and Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration from Auburn.
Keel will replace Steve Johnson, who resigned in January.