New owner names Albertini COO of Martins Ferry hospital
MARTINS FERRY- East Ohio Hospital LLC announced Monday that Bernie Albertini will serve as the chief operating officer for the facility that will open at the former East Ohio Regional Hospital.
The purchase of the hospital was announced Sunday.
Albertini is a native of Wheeling and had a 20-year career at both EORH and Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling. His most recent role there was chief administrative officer at EORH. He returns to the Ohio Valley after serving as the chief operating officer at Canyon Vista Medical Center in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce, vice president of Ohio Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Inc., and was honored as the Ohio-Marshall County Pharmacist of the Year in 2010.
“I am very excited to return to the Ohio Valley and to help lead the reopening of the former East Ohio Regional Hospital. From the time the hospital was founded by Dr. Wilson in 1906, community-based care has been at the heart of our tradition of healing. The outpouring of community support and excitement for this announcement has been nothing short of incredible.”