• Korry Dow Appointed President of Nashoba Valley Medical Center

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    April 01, 2019
    Korry Dow Appointed President of Nashoba Valley Medical Center
    Ayer, MA – Korry Dow was recently appointed president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC). Since August, Dow has served as interim president leading the community hospital, which employs a highly qualified medical staff with 115 active and associate member physicians offering community-based primary care and a wide range of specialty services.
    “I am looking forward to building relationships and getting to know Nashoba’s patients, residents, and community leaders,” said Dow. “Having served as interim president and having worked with NVMC’s finance department for more than ten years, I am already familiar with the special care our hospital provides and am inspired by how our highly skilled medical team touches so many lives in our community on a daily basis.”
    Dow’s brings an extensive background in health care finance to her role as president.  As NVMC’s chief financial officer, she led her team in operational performance, excelled in expense management and collaborated with physicians to develop programs and service lines.
    “We are very pleased to have Korry serving as president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center,” said John Pierro, chief operating officer of Steward Health Care’s Hospital Services
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    Group, Northeast Division. “Her strengths in operational performance, expense management, and physician collaboration to develop programs and service lines make Korry the ideal person to lead the hospital into its next phase of growth.”
    Dow’s career began at Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Boston where she was a Medicare
    auditor. From there she worked as a reimbursement analyst for Boston Medical Center before
    going to Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, to work as a senior accountant for the next eight years.
    Dow graduated from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she received a bachelor’s degree of science in accounting. She earned an MBA in accounting at Fitchburg State University. 
    About Nashoba Valley Medical Center
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) offers community-based primary care and specialty
    services. NVMC was awarded its fourth consecutive A, the highest grade possible, in hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group for the Spring 2018 assessment period. The hospital was a recipient of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and was named to Leapfrog’s annual list of Top Hospitals in 2014. Areas of clinical strength include emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, geriatric psychiatry, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy and general surgery. NVMC also offers a comprehensive Center for Pain Management, Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Travel Clinic and Occupational Health Services. Nashoba Valley Medical Center is part of Steward Health Care, the largest private, tax-paying physician-led hospital operator in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 36 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. Additional information is available at www.nashobamed.org.
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