Carrie E. Willetts, director of Sentara RMH Orthopedics, Spine and Sports Medicine Services
, has been named Vice President of Operations at Sentara CarePlex Hospital.
Sentara CarePlex Hospital
, opened in December 2002, is an acute care facility located in Hampton, Va. with the latest technology in the industry, including one of the area’s first “smart” operating rooms and a campus-wide fiberoptic backbone to support transfer of filmless, digital diagnostic images.
“Carrie is an exceptional leader who led the successful development and implementation of a comprehensive spine program and promoted the continued growth of our premier sports medicine services,” said Dr. John McGowan, President , Sentara RMH Medical Group. “She also fostered the implementation and success of our joint services program, which provides seamless, coordinated care for patients undergoing joint replacement. We will miss her greatly, but she will be a huge asset to CarePlex.”
Willetts joined Sentara RMH in 2006 as assistant director of business services for RMH Physician Practice Management. In 2008 she was named director, market development, and 2011 she became director of orthopedics, spine and sports medicine.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in health services administration from James Madison University and a master’s degree in health services administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.