Winjie Tang Miao
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Winjie Tang Miao, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance, was honored in 2013 with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest Region. She was also recognized in Becker’s Hospital Review as one of its 2012 "25 Healthcare Leaders Under Age 40." In 2008, she was honored as one of Modern Healthcare's "Up and Comers."
Prior to her role with Texas Health Alliance, Miao served as the president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle. Under her leadership, the hospital expanded services and received national recognition for its quality and community health efforts.
Miao began her career in health care administration as an administrative resident at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas in 2000. While serving as administrative director, Miao led planning and implementation of the hospital’s acute care expansion, a $207 million renovation project. In addition, she optimized eight ambulatory clinics and developed breast health and other cancer-related programs.
Miao received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and a master's degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Miao and her husband, Darryl, reside in Fort Worth.
Chief Nursing Officer
Kendra Slatton, R.N., M.S.N., C.D.E., was named chief nursing officer for Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance in July 2012. Slatton has more than 22 years of progressive management and nursing leadership experience in acute care hospital settings.
Slatton will oversee the strategic, operational, clinical and financial performance of nursing services for Texas Health Alliance.
Slatton has served as the chief nursing officer for East Texas Medical Center Athens in Athens, Texas, since August 2010. She was the chief nursing officer for Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews, Texas, from September 2001 until August 2010. There she served as a key facilitator in designing and implementing the nurse documentation system, order entry, and electronic medication administration records with bedside medication verification and helped lead the effort for electronic medical record adoption. She also worked at Hendrick Health System in Abilene, Texas, as director of education from 1995 until 2001, staff development coordinator from 1994 to 1995, and staff nurse from 1989 until 1994.
Slatton earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, and a master's degree in nursing from Abilene Christian University. She is a part-time instructor for the University of Phoenix’s online leadership classes for B.S.N., M.S.N. and M.H.A. programs. She has served as a part-time diabetes educator for Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services — Division for Blind Services and Hendrick Health System.
She is a board member of the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives and a member of the Texas Board of Nursing Advisory Committee on Education.
Chief Medical Officer
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance is currently conducting a search for a chief medical officer.