Baptist Health hospital has appointed Mike Perkins as the new vice president and administrator for Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock.
He has been with Baptist Health for 27 years and presently serves as the vice president and administrator for Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute. He had been the vice president and administrator of Baptist Health Extended Care Hospital for the five years prior to BHRI.
Perkins is an Arkansas native and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Ouachita Baptist University, his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and his Master’s degree in Health Service Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
His career began in the Health Management Center at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock and he later was promoted to assistant vice president of the hospital in 2001 and then vice president in 2003.
Perkins has served as a member of the Arkansas Governor’s Council on Fitness and is currently a member of the Healthy Active Arkansas Operations Team. He was appointed to the Arkansas Acute Stroke Care Task Force in 2017. He received the Outstanding Service Award for his work on the board of Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA). He is also a past Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association Administrator of the Year winner.
He will begin serving in his new role as vice president and administrator July 23 and will be responsible for the overall management and day-to-day operations of Baptist Health’s North Little Rock campus.
Baptist Health is an Arkansas-based, locally owned and managed, not-for-profit, and faith-based healthcare organization. Baptist Health is also Arkansas’ most comprehensive healthcare organization with more than 9,300 employees operating nine hospitals. For more information about Baptist Health, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or visit baptist-health.com. You can also find Baptist Health on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.