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The KPC Health System Announces New Executive Management Appointments

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SANTA ANA, Calif., July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Today, the KPC Health System announced a series of management appointments for its Orange County System of Hospitals.  Scott Rifkin will serve as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of KPC Healthcare overseeing day to day operations of its corporate offices and its four Orange County system of hospitals. Rifkin will remain CEO of Anaheim Global Medical Center.  In addition, Ada Yeh will serve as CEO for Chapman Global Medical Center and South Coast Global Medical Center. Additionally, Ann Abe has been appointed interim CEO of Orange County Global Medical Center.  These announcements follow the recent appointment of Peter Baronoff as CEO of KPC Healthcare and Managing Director of KPC Global Management.

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"Scott Rifkin's dedication to managing and revitalizing Anaheim and South Coast Global Medical Centers demonstrate his talented leadership and vision for KPC's Orange County Hospital System moving forward. I look forward to working with him as our new COO," said Peter Baronoff, CEO of the KPC Health System.

 

"In addition, Ada Yeh and Ann Abe, both of whom have been integral members of the KPC executive team, will continue to offer their expertise managing Chapman, South Coast, and Orange County Global Medical Centers as hospital CEOs." Mr. Baronoff continued.  "As our hospitals strive to build on their recent successes and improvements in quality of care, these seasoned executives with decades of management experience in healthcare will play critically important roles, and we are excited to have them on board."

 

"I look forward to serving as COO for KPC Healthcare as its Orange County hospitals continue to provide excellent care for the patients and families of our community," said Scott Rifkin. "After witnessing the tremendous growth our hospitals have already made in such a short period of time, I look forward to working with Peter Baronoff, Ada Yeh, and Ann Abe, to harness the incredible potential that exists for the future."

 

The KPC system of hospitals serves residents of Southern California throughout Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, which includes nearly 8 million people.  The KPC Group is a global leader in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, education, engineering and real estate. Originally founded by world-renowned orthopedic surgeon and entrepreneur, Dr. Kali Chaudhuri, the KPC Group has reached an unprecedented level of success through its vision, innovation, and leadership. The KPC system of hospitals includes Orange County Global Medical Center, South Coast Global Medical Center, Anaheim Global Medical Center, Chapman Global Medical Center, Victor Valley Global Medical Center, Hemet Valley Medical Center and Menifee Valley Medical Center.

Press Office - Kelsey Eiben
KPC Healthcare Inc.
714-676-8879
kelsey.eiben@kpchealth.com

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