Novant Health names president, COO for Kernersville Medical Center: 5 takeaways

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Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health selected Kirsten Royster to serve as president and COO of Novant Health Kernersville (N.C.) Medical Center.

Five takeaways:

1. Ms. Royster is currently Novant Health's patient experience officer, a role she will continue to serve in.

2. She was previously president and COO of Novant Health Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem.

3. She has also served as vice president of the Heart and Vascular Institute at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem and vice president of Novant Health Medical Group's specialty practice operations.

4. She holds a master of public health degree from Emory University in Atlanta.

5. Ms. Royster succeeds Chad Setliff, who leaving to take on the president and COO role at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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