Caldwell, ID — West Valley Medical Center CEO Betsy Hunsicker is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Winslow, of Las Vegas, Nevada, to the position of chief operating officer. Winslow comes to Caldwell from MountainView Hospital, which is owned and operated by West Valley's parent company, HCA Healthcare.

As COO, Winslow will be an integral leader on the hospital's administrative team. He will actively collaborate with the hospital's governing body, medical staff, hospital administrators and the departmental management team. Roger will also be responsible for supporting quality improvement initiatives, controlling costs and ensuring efficient facility utilization. Another aspect of his activities will be establishing performance measures for department leaders, optimizing employee engagement and continuing to improve patient satisfaction scores.

"I was immediately drawn to this position because of West Valley's strong reputation throughout HCA for clinical excellence," Winslow explained. "As I learned more about the hospital, I was impressed by the recent expansion projects in surgery and cardiology, the vision for continued growth in the Treasure Valley and the significant role West Valley plays in the Canyon County community."

Winslow is a graduate of HCA's Executive Development Program. This highly competitive career track prepares promising talent from throughout HCA Healthcare for leadership positions in its 178 hospitals nationwide. Prior to his position as associate administrator and chief staffing officer at MountainView Hospital, Winslow served as director of pharmacy for MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas and Davis Hospital in Layton, Utah.

"I am confident that Roger's clinical background combined with his experience in operations and service line development will make him a tremendous asset to West Valley. Roger will provide the strategic leadership necessary to advocate for the projects and equipment West Valley needs to meet the demands of our growing community," Hunsicker said.

Originally, from Kaysville, Utah, Winslow graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters of Pharmacy Administration. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy from the Roseman University of Health Sciences in Las Vegas. Roger and his wife Annie have been married for 15 years and are the proud parents of four children. Roger enjoys being with his family, running, swimming, weight lifting, the outdoors, playing sports and following BYU football.