Vidalia, GA  — Memorial Health Meadows Hospital has named Matt Hasbrouck as its new chief executive officer.

Hasbrouck is no stranger to the area. He has been the chief operating officer at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah since February 2018, when they transitioned to HCA Healthcare. He also served as the COO of Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, GA.

Matt’s leadership is responsible for driving numerous successes in Savannah, including:

  • Completion of southeast Georgia’s only freestanding Children’s Hospital
  • Expansion of the Heart & Vascular Tower
  • Renovation of the Behavioral Health Center
  • Expansion of the robotics program to the 2nd busiest in Georgia

Hasbrouck will follow Alan Kent as the CEO of Memorial Health Meadows Hospital, who is retiring after 21 years with the facility.

“We are grateful for Alan and we’re committed to supporting his vision by providing state-of-the-art healthcare, in Vidalia, far into the future,” said Hugh Tappan, President of HCA Healthcare’s South Atlantic Division. “Matt Hasbrouck’s unique experience of transitioning an independent facility to an HCA Healthcare facility makes him the right person at the right time for Memorial Health Meadows Hospital.” 

Hasbrouck earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota and his masters’ of Healthcare Administration at the University of North Carolina. "I am excited to work with this team and continue to grow our services for the region," said Hasbrouck. "Meadows Hospital has been here for 58 years. It's part of this community and vital to all the things that make it a great place to work and receive healthcare."

Hasbrouck will assume the CEO role and responsibilities on July 5.