WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Larchmont resident Susan Fox, president/CEO of White Plains Hospital, was recently elected chair of the board of directors of the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association (NorMet), which represents not-for-profit and public hospitals throughout the Hudson Valley.
The appointment was announced at NorMet’s Nov. 16 board meeting. The two-year term expires Jan. 1, 2019. The CEOs from each of the member hospitals comprise the board of directors, according to a release from NorMet.
Fox is an accomplished healthcare executive and leader with more than 25 years of hospital and health management administration experience. Prior to her appointment as CEO in 2015, Fox served White Plains Hospital first as senior vice president of administration, then as executive vice president, and eventually as president.
Fox began her career as a pediatric intensive care nurse at New York Hospital in Manhattan. Today, she is a highly regarded healthcare leader, providing expert strategic leadership and vision to White Plains Hospital, while continuously working to enhance the quality of care and the patient experience.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Fox serves on the American Hospital Association-Regional Policy Board 2 and is a past president of the Metropolitan Health Administrators Association and New York Association of Ambulatory Care.
NorMet , established in 1974, is committed to helping healthcare facilities in the Hudson Valley increase their operational effectiveness and better meet the public's healthcare needs.
NorMet, along with its sister organization the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council on Long Island, form the core of the Suburban Hospital Alliance of New York State, which is the advocacy coalition for all hospitals located in these two suburban regions, the release said.
The combined advocacy interests of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council and the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association are represented by the Suburban Hospital Alliance of New York State, LLC.