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Iredell Health System Welcomes New Directors


Iredell Health System is pleased to announce five new directors to its staff. Each individual brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in their particular fields, including cardiology, radiology, home health, human resources and telemetry. These new directors will oversee operations in each of their departments, shape policies, encourage innovation and support the Iredell Health System mission to inspire wellbeing.

Mark Frazier, MBA(c), BSN, RN, CCRN — Director of 2 North Mark Frazier has in-depth knowledge and leadership experience in intensive care and postintensive care. He previously held leadership roles in the Critical Care and Cardiovascular Specialty Units at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. He also worked with cardiovascular patients recovering from surgery at Novant Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte and helped to develop a tool to identify high risk patients on admission. Frazier holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University and will be graduating with a Master of Business Administration degree from Queens University in Charlotte in December 2017.

Harry “Skip” Meador — Director of Cardiovascular Services Harry “Skip” Meador has an extensive background in cardiovascular care. He previously served as Director of Cardiovascular Services and Vice President of Cardiovascular and Neuroscience Services at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia. Meador received his Master of Business Administration and his Master of Health and Hospital Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Edward Morgan — Director of Radiology Edward Morgan comes to Iredell Health System from DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia where he served as director of Imaging Services. Morgan received his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, and his Associate of Applied Science in Radiology Technology from Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee, Florida. He is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and is a Certified Radiology Administrator (CRT).

Cindy Smale — Director of Human Resources Cindy Smale is an accomplished Human Resources manager, and most recently held the position of Director of Human Resources at Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, Tennessee. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Human Resource and Support Services at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital in Bedford, Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Oakland City University in Oakland City, Indiana, and has earned certifications from the Society of Human Resource Management and from the Human Resource Certification Institute.

Ronette Starnes, MSN, MHA — Executive Director of Iredell Home Health Ronette Starnes has comprehensive experience in home health management and leadership. She most recently held the position of Director of Clinical Management at Gentiva Home Health in Hickory. Her prior experience includes that of Nurse Consultant for the North Carolina Division of Health Services Regulation (Home Health Licensure and Certification section) and home health clinical management at Catawba County Home Health. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Health Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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