Texas Health Springwood Hospital Director Named Fellow in American College of Healthcare Executives|
BEDFORD, Texas — Ramona Osburn, administrative director of Texas Health Springwood Hospital in Bedford and Seay Behavioral Health Center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, has been named to Fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of more than 35,000 health care executives.
“We are very proud of Ramona for accomplishing this significant milestone in her career,” said Deborah Paganelli, FACHE, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. “Ramona has been a powerful force in advancing Texas Health’s ability to meet the behavioral health care needs of North Texans. Earning Fellow status shows her commitment to our profession and to our patients.”
According to the organization, to obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including passing an examination, completing at least forty hours of continuing education, serving at least five years in health care management, and being active in the local civic and health care communities. Fellows must be recertified every three years.
Osburn started at Texas Health Springwood a decade ago and was named administrative director in 2006. She was named administrative director of the Seay Center last July.
Osburn holds a master's degree in business administration with a concentration in health care management from Texas Woman’s University. She is active in a number of industry organizations, including the Texas Hospital Association Board of Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency. Osburn received the SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s Legacy of Women award in Health and Human Services in 2009.
Texas Health Springwood operates five outpatient centers across the Metroplex and an inpatient and outpatient licensed psychiatric hospital in Bedford. The Seay Center operates an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facility on the campus of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.
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