Baptist Health of Little Rock on Thursday named Jamie Carter vice president and administrator of Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, which is expected to open next year.
Carter recently was the chief operating officer of the 617-bed Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, according to a news release from Baptist Health. He also has been president and chief executive officer at Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis.
"I believe Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway can be one of the hallmarks of patient and family-centered care with the latest technology in Arkansas," Carter said in the news release. "I also believe that we can deliver excellent customer service and top performance with patient outcomes."
Baptist Health's Conway hospital will be 216,000-SF and have 96 beds.
Carter has won the A. Allen Weintraub Award from the Arkansas Hospital Association and was named Citizen of the Year by the West Memphis Chamber of Commerce.
He received a bachelor's degree in commerce, business administration and health care administration at the University of Alabama and earned a MBA degree from the University of Mississippi.