Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is particularly pleased to announce the appointment of Paige Laughlin, MHA, as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Ms. Laughlin comes to Bayonet Point from Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas where she serves as the Vice President of Operations, Ethics & Compliance Officer, and Chief Staffing Officer. As Vice President of Operations Paige provided administrative leadership over imaging, laboratory, respiratory therapy, security, food and nutrition, and transport services. She was also responsible for the growth and development of the critical care transport team and for the rehab, bariatric and oncology service lines.

Ms. Laughlin began her career with HCA as a management engineer working on facility labor management in Houston, Texas, with oversight of 14 hospitals. She was then promoted to the position of Performance Improvement Manager in the Capital Division with responsibility for operational efficiencies and improvement in 17 hospital-based emergency rooms and three free-standing ERs across Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky and New Hampshire.

Ms. Laughlin received her bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Ohio State University. She received a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.