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El Camino hires new COO

Original post made on Sep 5, 2012

El Camino Hospital officials announced Tuesday that they have a new chief operating officer. Mick Zdeblick, most recently the vice president of operations at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has 25 years of management and operational experience, said an El Camino spokeswoman.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:05 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Ed, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:29 pm

That mostly nonsense quote alone from Ryba is just code for more money down the drain. Neither practice medicine or treat patients. They just walk off with huge paychecks.

Posted by reader, a resident of Waverly Park
on Sep 5, 2012 at 11:33 pm

You nailed it, Ed. That quote is a textbook example of using lots of important sounding words that taken together have no meaning whatsoever.

In plain English, the best way Zdeblick could reduce costs would be to give his boss about a 75% pay cut, and cut the inflated salaries of everyone else who contributes nothing to patient care.

Posted by Patty Jo, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:04 am

El Camino AGAIN with the usual Blah Blah Blah rhetoric. Used to be that good people were hired to work hard and EXPECTED to do a great job. We have to receive a birth announcement every time the hospital sneezes. Wish they would focus on taking care of illness instead of their business plan. That WORK should be for the CEO and the COO.

Posted by Media Watch, a resident of Willowgate
on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:27 am

We receive a birth announcement every time the hospital sneezes because the ex-editor of the Voice is now the director of media relations at El Camino Hospital.

So much for objective journalism.

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