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Format: 04/20/2014
Format: 04/20/2014


Alle-Kiski Medical Center Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Natrona Heights, Pa., - On May 1, Michael A. Harlovic was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Alle-Kiski Medical Center (AKMC). Ned Laubacher, President and Chief Executive Officer announced the appointment.

Harlovic began his career at AKMC in 1993. From June 2008 through January 2009, he served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer at the hospital. Under his tenure as interim CEO, he made great strides in quality, service, finance and growth for AKMC.

In 2008, AKMC received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for the fourth year in a row and achieved exceptional ranking in the Highmark Quality Blue Program. Harlovic was instrumental in moving forward with the completion of phase one of the Emergency Department Expansion and Renovation project with the relocation and renovation of the Endoscopy Short Term Procedure Unit. He also supported the acquisition of Radiological Imaging Associates, a freestanding medical imaging center in Natrona Heights.

“Michael’s unique blend of clinical knowledge and business operations expertise has earned him a strong reputation within the health system,” said Laubacher. “Our consistent positive financial performance at AKMC is a reflection of the impact made under Michael’s leadership.”

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Mr. Harlovic holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing. Harlovic also has served in several education and management positions including faculty-nursing instructor at the Pennsylvania State University and Butler County Community College. He has also conducted forensic psychiatric assessments at Western Penitentiary and has performed consulting work as a clinical nurse specialist. He is an active member of the Transitional Housing Committee for the Womens’ Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.







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