North Shore Medical Center welcomes Shana Crittenden as new COO

8/29/2013, 9 a.m.
Shana Crittenden

North Shore Medical Center is proud to announce the appointment of Shana S. Crittenden, as the hospital’s new chief operating officer.

In her new position, Crittenden will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 357-bed acute care hospital including the C. Gordon Griffith Community Cancer Center and the new Comprehensive Breast Institute.

She will also oversee the construction and complete renovation of the hospital’s 5-star rated maternity unit, which will include all private rooms.

Crittenden will work with the leadership team at North Shore Medical Center to continue to ensure each patient receives the best care possible in a warm and respectful environment.

Prior to her appointment at North Shore Medical Center, Crittenden served as the chief operating officer at Westside Regional Medical Center and Plantation General Hospital, both located in Broward county.

She has also served as associate administrator at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Virginia and JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida. Crittenden is an active member of the healthcare community and is affiliated with the American College of Healthcare Executives and the South Florida Health Executive Forum.

Crittenden received her Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Medicine from the University of Illinois and her Master of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration from Emory University.