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Saline Memorial CEO Resigns

Bob Trautman resigned his post as CEO of Saline Memorial Hospital on Tuesday. Trautman has led the hospital since 2012.

Bob Trautman

Sue Shugart, COO of Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville, S.C., will take over as interim CEO on July 9. Both Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center and Saline Memorial Hospital are part of Brentwood, Tenn.-based RCCH Healthcare Partners.

According to reports, Saline Memorial’s board will begin a nationwide search for its next CEO.

“RCCH and the SMH board will immediately begin a nationwide search for an individual to lead Saline Memorial Hospital going forward,” the hospital wrote in a Tuesday statement. “We are very thankful to Bob for all the important work he did at Saline Memorial Hospital over the past six years. We wish he and his family all the best.”

The reason for Trautman’s depature has not yet been disclosed. His salary at Saline Memorial exceeded $300,000.

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