Victoria Alexander-Lane no longer CEO of Northern Inyo Healthcare District: 4 things to know

Victoria Alexander-Lane, CEO of Bishop, Calif.-based Northern Inyo Healthcare District, is no longer at her post, according to a Sierra Wave Online report.

Here are four things to know about Ms. Alexander-Lane and her departure.

1. Ms. Alexander-Lane was no longer CEO as of the afternoon of Sept. 14.

2. Officials do not give a reason for Ms. Alexander-Lane's departure in a news release. They simply state, "The board of Northern Inyo Healthcare District and its CEO have agreed to make the following statement: Ms. Alexander-Lane's employment as the CEO of Northern Inyo Healthcare District has ended effective immediately. The board thanks her for her contributions over the last eighteen months and wishes her well in her future career. The District and Ms. Alexander-Lane have agreed to make no further statement regarding her employment and the ending of her employment."

3. In the wake of Ms. Alexander-Lane's departure, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Flanigan, MD, as interim CEO.

4. Ms. Alexander-Lane was hired in January 2014 and attended her first board meeting in April of last year. During recent Northern Inyo Hospital Board meetings, employees and members of the public have been critical of Ms. Alexander-Lane's management style, according to the report. Nurses at Northern Inyo Hospital unionized earlier this year, and there's a pending lawsuit against Mammoth Hospital, which opened an office in Bishop, the report notes.


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