San Antonio, Texas – (March 2, 2018) – Acuity Hospital of South Texas (AHST) is pleased to announce that Tammy Holland has been named chief clinical officer.

As chief clinical officer, and a member of the executive leadership team, Holland will be responsible for the quality and appropriateness of all clinical services and care provided. She will also focus on quality patient care and safety.

Holland, who is a registered nurse and holds a certified emergency nurse (CEN) certification, is held in high regard within the medical community. She brings with her 18 years of clinical expertise.

Melissa Low, chief executive officer of AHST, said she is thrilled to have Holland become part of the staff. “She is the perfect complement to our team. She is a seasoned clinician and trainer, who possesses strong leadership skills and thrives on mentoring others to provide the best clinical experience.”

Tammy’s experience includes serving as a trauma nurse and clinical nurse educator for the emergency department, outpatient services, and the director of emergency services. She began her long career as a registered nurse, working in a burn unit.

Holland received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Burn Association, the Texas Nurses Association, and the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives.

Acuity Hospital of South Texas is conveniently located in downtown San Antonio, and serves the city, the Texas Hill Country, and the Rio Grande Valley. The primary goal of Acuity Hospital is to treat medically complex and critically ill patients who require long-term care, by delivering a comprehensive, patient-focused care model, with proven clinical outcomes for high-acuity patients in a family-friendly atmosphere.

The hospital is a beautiful and modern 30-bed long-term acute care facility. It has 12 intensive-care unit beds and special procedure suites with the latest technology, including computed tomography (CT) scanning. The hospital also has clinical experience in pulmonary/ventilator management, wound treatment, and infectious disease.

Acuity Hospital of South Texas has been awarded the Beacon Award, which is issued by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to intensive care units, and in this case, a hospital that exemplifies leadership, appropriate staffing, effective communication, outcome measurement, and evidence-based practices and processes.

Acuity Healthcare is a 100-percent employee-owned (ESOP) long-term acute care hospital company (LTACH) founded in 2001 with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Acuity Healthcare currently owns and manages four LTACHs in New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas.

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