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Judi Hawkes Joins Mercy as Vice President of Physician Practices
PORTLAND, Maine (August 1, 2012) – Mercy Health System recently recruited Judi Hawkes for a top position. Hawkes will join Mercy’s senior management team as Vice President of Physician Practices.
In her new role, Hawkes will provide the operational and strategic leadership for Mercy’s 27 physician practices, which include nine primary care practices, four express care locations, and fourteen surgical and medical specialty practices.
A graduate of the University of Maine, Hawkes has twenty-seven years of experience in the healthcare field, and comes to Mercy from MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, where she served most recently the Vice President of Practice Management.
“Judi has gained a reputation as an outstanding leader of multi-specialty physician practice operations,” said Eileen Skinner, President & CEO of Mercy Health System. “She is an accomplished professional who shares Mercy’s commitment to compassionate care. We are lucky to have her on board.”
Hawkes and her husband, Richard, are longtime residents of Cumberland and have two grown children.
About Mercy Health SystemMercy Health System of Maine is a growing community of healthcare providers who provide clinically-excellent, compassionate care. A recognized leader in quality, safety, innovation and patient experience, Mercy operates campuses throughout southern Maine, offering a broad range of medical and surgical services, as well as primary and specialty care. The story of Mercy includes Mercy Hospital, Gary’s House, McAuley Residence, Mercy Recovery Center, and VNA Home Health & Hospice.