December 9, 2013
Susan Case or Sharon Sopp, 410-740-7810
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Howard County General Hospital Announces New President, Steven C. Snelgrove
(Columbia, MD) – The Howard County General Hospital Board of Trustees has appointed Steven C. Snelgrove president of Howard County General Hospital, effective January 16, 2014. An experienced leader with 34 years of healthcare management in both academic and community hospital settings has been chosen to succeed Vic Broccolino, who will retire as president and CEO on January 15, 2014 after 24 years of service.
Mr. Snelgrove has been with the Wake Forest Baptist Health System since 1989, holding several positions critical to hospital operations, including vice president of medicine and operations and director of facilities, planning and construction at the main academic campus of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Most recently, he served as president of two of the health system’s community hospitals, Lexington Medical Center and Davie County Hospital.
“Having grown in his career as part of a large hospital system, he brings established skills working with both community providers and academic-based physicians to advance care in the community,” said Brian Gragnolati, senior vice president of The Johns Hopkins Health System’s Community Division.
“We are delighted to welcome Steve to the hospital,” adds Peter J. Rogers Jr., chair of the Board of Trustees of the hospital. “His depth of knowledge about how hospitals work and his understanding of the healthcare delivery system will serve him well in his new role, allowing him to continue providing outstanding care for the residents of Howard County.”
About Howard County General Hospital
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 253 licensed beds located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care. The hospital has a professional staff of nearly 900 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,700 individuals and more than 380 volunteers.
About Johns Hopkins Medicine
For more than a century, Johns Hopkins Medicine has been recognized as a leader in patient care, medical research and teaching. Johns Hopkins Medicine is made up of many member organizations, provides a full range of leading medical care in two states and the District of Columbia, and is active in delivering medical care and education in several countries around the world. Johns Hopkins Medicine offers a full continuum of integrated health services in settings ranging from primary care physician offices and ambulatory care centers to acute care services provided at six hospitals: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Howard County General Hospital, Suburban Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital and All Children’s Hospital.