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CEO at Coliseum hospital promoted, leaving Macon; interim CEO named

Coliseum Medical Centers CEO Lance Jones tells media Aug. 4, 2016, that the hospital system is committed to providing residencies for new doctors — about 100 through 2020 —that will start in 2017.
Coliseum Medical Centers CEO Lance Jones tells media Aug. 4, 2016, that the hospital system is committed to providing residencies for new doctors — about 100 through 2020 —that will start in 2017. bcabell@macon.com

Lance Jones, the chief executive officer at Coliseum Medical Centers, has been promoted by its parent organization and will be leaving Macon.

Jones has been tapped to serve as CEO of StoneSprings Hospital Center in Loudoun County, Virginia, with Hospital Corporation of America’s capital division, according to a news release.

Jones will continue to serve at Coliseum Medical Centers through the end of 2016 and will start his new role Jan. 1. Coliseum Northside Hospital CEO Stephen Daugherty will become interim CEO for Coliseum Health System, the release said.

Jones joined the Coliseum as CEO in September 2014, when he moved here from Tennessee.

During his time in Macon, Jones opened the pediatric emergency room, announced a graduate medical education partnership with Mercer University, introduced maternal fetal medicine services and recruited a host of physicians to the Macon area, including specialists in urology, cardiovascular surgery, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, electrophysiology and pediatric emergency medicine.

Jones started his career in rehabilitation services and over the past 16 years has served as chief operating officer or CEO for hospitals in New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Georgia.

Linda S. Morris: 478-744-4223, @MidGaBiz

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