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A California Hospital Executive, Nico Tejeda, FACHE, Becomes CEO of Sierra Providence East Medical Center

July 2015

Nico Tejeda, FACHESierra Providence East Medical Center in El Paso, Texas has named Nico Tejeda, FACHE their new CEO, succeeding Sally Hurt-Deitch, who will become the new market CEO for Sierra Providence Health Network and CEO of the network's other two hospitals in El Paso, TX.

Prior to coming to Sierra Providence East Medical Center, Nico Tejeda, FACHE served as the CEO of Doctor's Hospital of Manteca in California for three years, leading the hospital to improvements in adjusted admissions and quality, and establishing many new services lines. Nico Tejeda, FACHE also previously served as a COO of Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton, California, and VP, Hospital and Ambulatory Operations at Saint Mary's Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. He holds a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas and a bachelor's degree in business management from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a board member of California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL).