Deborah P. Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rockdale Medical Center, has been named a top influential healthcare figure in the Atlanta area by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
“We are pleased that Deborah’s commitment to providing high quality care close to home has been recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle,” said Rick Simons, Chairman of the Rockdale Medical Center Board of Trustees. “Her determination, expertise and leadership have enabled Rockdale Medical Center to add much-needed healthcare services to our area, which means our community members can receive the care they need right here at home.”
Each quarter, the Atlanta Business Chronicle releases the Healthcare Who’s Who, a list of healthcare faces and names to know in the Atlanta area. Armstrong was recognized for the depth of her career in the healthcare industry, as well as her outstanding leadership during her tenure at Rockdale.
Armstrong has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including directorships at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta Medical Center and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Armstrong joined Rockdale Medical Center in 2001 and was appointed CEO in February of 2011. Under Armstrong’s leadership, Rockdale Medical Center has obtained Primary Stroke Certification, Chest Pain Accreditation, and in 2015, launched a Percutaneous Coronary Interventions-PCI program in partnership with Piedmont Heart Institute.
About Rockdale Medical Center
Rockdale Medical Center is a 138-bed acute-care hospital that offers an extensive range of in-patient and out-patient services and leading-edge technology. Rockdale Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission which evaluates hospital patient care for quality, safety and value. Rockdale Medical Center is part of LifePoint Health®, a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home.