Harrison Reed Named Chief Administrative Officer at UAMS

Harrison Reed Named Chief Administrative Officer at UAMS
Harrison Reed (Photo provided by UAMS)

UAMS has named Harrison Reed as chief administrative officer and associate vice chancellor for clinical finance and strategy.

Reed replaces Jason Rounds, who left UAMS to become president and CEO of San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, New Mexico.

Reed joined UAMS in May 2021 as associate vice chancellor for clinical strategy. In his new role, he'll take on additional responsibility for day-to-day financial operations of UAMS Health, including strategic and financial decision support, management of enterprise productivity and financial analysis. 

Reed’s past roles include leadership positions in Arkansas with Practice Plus & Arkansas Health Group at Baptist Health, Rock Dental Brands and Jefferson Regional Medical Center, UAMS said in a news release.

Additionally, he served five years as senior project manager for University of Pennsylvania Health System/Penn Medicine and worked as senior manager of quality initiatives at Society of Hospital Medicine in Philadelphia.

Reed holds a bachelor's in physics from the University of Arkansas and a master's in of health services administration from the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. He’s board certified in health care management and recognized as a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.