Interim CEO pleased with GLH progress
Gerard Edic, Staff Writer, Greenwood Commonwealth
Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s interim CEO, Subho Basu, told the Greenwood City Council on Tuesday that he is proud of the progress made at his place of work.
He was joined at the meeting by other administrators, including Dawne Holmes, chief financial officer, and Gloria Boyd, chief nursing officer. They spoke about reductions in emergency room wait times, among other improvements.
“I am fortunate to have been working in this hospital,” said Basu, who was chosen as interim CEO of the hospital in October.
Ward 5’s Andrew Powell praised the leadership of the hospital and told Basu, “We need you.”
Ward 1’s Johnny Jennings spoke to high school students present at the council meeting as part of the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce’s Youth Leadership Program.
“There’s some great jobs right here in Greenwood, Mississippi,” he said, referring to the hospital.
Jennings said they wouldn’t need to travel “halfway across the country” to be paid well.
Basu was pleased by the enthusiasm from the council and said the hospital’s employees deserve the compliments the most.