Deborah Paganelli, FACHE, joined
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford as
president in 2007. Previously, Paganelli served as president of
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville.
Under her leadership, Texas Health
HEB is seeking Level III Trauma designation, the first such
effort in Northeast Tarrant County. Paganelli has overseen
multiple milestones, including as the third hospital in Texas to
be named "Baby-Friendly," and the first in Northwast Tarrant
County to earn a three-year accreditation with commendation from
the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
hospital is fully accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the
non-profit Society of Chest Pain Centers and holds full Cycle III
accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a
cardiac procedure performed in the cardiac catheterization
laboratory. Texas Health HEB is also certified as a Primary
Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Prior to joining Texas Health
Resources, Paganelli served as chief operating officer of Alice
Regional Hospital and vice president of Memorial Medical Center
in Corpus Christi, Texas.
lli serves as the
chair-elect of the HEB Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee,
the board of directors for CareFlite and the HEBISD Education
Foundation, and the boards of the Healthy Tarrant County
Collaboration and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital
Southlake. She also serves on various committees and task groups
within Texas Health, including chairing the system's 2011
Community Employee Giving Campaign.
Chief Nursing Officer
Lori Donovan, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., CNOR, is
chief nurse officer at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and also serves on an interim basis in that role at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital HEB.
She is responsible for the strategic, operational, clinical, and
financial performance of the hospital's nursing services.
Donovan was named Texas Health Arlington Memorial's administrative director of
surgical services in 2006, and played an instrumental role in the
opening of the Vandergriff Surgical Tower and Texas Health Heart
& Vascular Hospital Arlington, a physician-led specialty
hospital on the campus of Texas Health Arlington Memorial. Before
that, she served as a surgical services nurse manager at Texas
Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.
Donovan earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University
of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wis., in 1986 and a master's degree
in nursing administration from the University of Texas at
Arlington in 2006. She is a member of The Association of
periOperative Registered Nurses, the Texas Nursing Association
and the Texas Council of periOperative Registered Nurses. She was
recognized as a "Great 100 Nurse" by the Texas Nurses Association
in 2005. She is passionate about health and wellness and competes
in Ironman Triathlons in her spare time.
Chief Medical Officer
Susann Land, M.D.
Susann Land, M.D.,
M.B.A., serves as vice president and chief medical
officer at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital
In this role, Land works closely
with hospital and physician staff leadership to promote clinical
excellence and safety in patient care. She also works with Texas
Health leadership around the system to advance clinical
Under her leadership, Texas Health
HEB was designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint
Commission, earned designation as a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the
World Health Organization, received a quality care financial
award from the Healthcare Quality Incentive Demonstration and was
named a QUEST Top Performing Hospital.
Prior to her role as chief medical
officer, Land served in progressive administrative positions at
the hospital while continuing a part-time geriatric
Land earned her medical degree
from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed
her internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor
College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals in Houston, Texas, and
went on to earn a master's degree in business administration from
the University of Dallas.