Bothwell Regional Health Center recently hired a new chief operating officer.

According to a press release from BRHC, Thomas Bailey is the new COO for the hospital. He Bailey has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of hospital settings, including serving 18 years in hospital administration for Baptist Memorial Health Care based in Memphis.

He has worked for Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi; Baptist Memorial Hospital—Union County in New Albany, Mississippi; and Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City, Arkansas. Bailey also spent 12 years working for Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

Bailey serves as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and served as an advisory board member of the Itawamba Community College School of Radiologic Technology.