Schneck Medical Center has announced a new member of the leadership team at the Seymour hospital. Dr. Eric Fish has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Susan Zabor’s role as Vice President of Clinical Services has been expanded to include Chief Quality Officer.
Dr. Fish brings nearly 15 years of leadership experience at Schneck, including Medical Director of Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology, President of the Schneck Medical Staff, Chairman of the Board of Managers for Inspire Health Partners, and most recently, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer.
Schneck officials say that Dr. Fish earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He joined the medical staff at Schneck in 2005 and founded Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2006. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology. In 2013, he received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.
In addition to managing all operational aspects of Schneck’s physician practices as well as maintaining his role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Fish will oversee all aspects of the Schneck’s strategic planning initiatives. In his new role, Dr. Fish will no longer practice at Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology.
“Dr. Fish brings to this position a strong commitment to our mission and patients, excellent strategic insight, a broad perspective, and strong working relationships with leaders both at Schneck Medical Center and in our community,” says Warren Forgey, President/CEO of Schneck. “He is dedicated to improving the healthcare experience for patients and their families and will provide Schneck with the opportunities to shape the future of healthcare in the communities we serve.”
Susan Zabor has been promoted to Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Quality Officer.
As Vice President of Clinical Services, Zabor plays a critical role in developing, communicating and driving organizational strategy, while overseeing clinical operations. In her expanded role as Chief Quality Officer, she will focus on the continued improvement of the medical center’s quality metrics. Zabor will also work to improve processes that result in providing value for patients through the delivery of effective care.
Zabor earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University, and her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Nursing Management and Leadership from the University of Southern Indiana. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration in healthcare administration from the University of Southern Indiana.
“Susan has been integrally involved in projects to improve the quality of care and the effectiveness of operations, all for the benefit of our patients and the communities we serve,” said Forgey. “That commitment and level of attention to every detail in the care process makes her the perfect fit for chief quality officer.”