Mike Easley, MPA,
As vice president of hospital operations, Mike is responsible for overseeing all affiliated hospitals, and works closely with hospital administrators to develop strategic and operational plans, enhance board and community relations, recruit physicians and professional staff and address licensure issues.
An experienced government liaison, Mike works with state and federal agencies to address regulatory concerns, obtain grants and provide the legislative support necessary to ensure rural hospitals have the tools to succeed. His broad background in rural healthcare operations and government relations allows him to provide a high level of support to our hospital boards and hospitals.
Mike’s 30 years of experience include working and volunteering with rural healthcare companies and government organizations including the Texas State Office of Rural Health, Texas Department of Health, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Hospital Insurance Exchange. He has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Public Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.
"I am absolutely committed to the preservation of rural hospitals in our health care system. I believe in working proactively to bring about beneficial changes and implementing operational models that work."