Kyle Armstrong, President of Baylor University Medical Center and Central Region

Kyle Armstrong, President of Baylor University Medical Center and Central Region, joins the podcast to discuss his background, growth strategy for the next year, the most exciting project he's working on currently, and the most important thing healthcare executives should do now to make sure their organizations are successful in the future.

Summary

Kyle Armstrong of Baylor University Medical Center Discusses Growth Strategy for Next Year

Background

Kyle Armstrong is the President of Baylor University Medical Center and Central Region. He has a Master's of Healthcare Administration and MBA from the University of Alabama Birmingham. Armstrong worked with the Baptist Memorial Healthcare System for eight years before joining Baylor Scott and Wyatt as President of their hospital in McKinney.

Growth Strategy

Currently, Armstrong is focused on customer centricity which involves providing virtual care to patients 24/7 through the MyBSWHealth app. He is also leading other initiatives that aim to create a more frictionless experience for healthcare consumers. Armstrong's growth strategy for the next year involves investing in people and creating a culture of empathy, humility, and active listening. He suggests maximizing departmental huddles as an opportunity to measure important outcomes and to solicit feedback from team members.

Exciting Project

Armstrong shares that his most exciting project is the development of a new healthcare campus in Austin, Texas. The new facility will offer full-service acute care for Austin residents when it opens in 2024. Armstrong is proud to be involved in a project that will expand Baylor Scott and White's reach in Texas, increase access to quality healthcare, and create jobs in the community.

Advice for Healthcare Executives

When asked the most important thing healthcare executives should do now to ensure the success of their organizations in the future, Armstrong stresses the importance of putting people first. He urges executives to prioritize investing in their employees, creating a culture of empathy, humility, and active listening in their organizations. Armstrong believes that employees who feel valued will provide the best patient care and foster a culture of excellence that will enable organizations to succeed in the long term.

 

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This episode aired on 05/14/2023 and can be listened here.

 

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