Patrick Auman, Ph.D. has been named Hospital Administrator of CTMH George Town, Grand Cayman. Dr. Yaron Rado, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Radiologist was pleased to make this official announcement. In this role, Auman will oversee all operations of the 18-bed hospital, providing state-of-the art healthcare to the Cayman community and the visitors of the Cayman Islands.
Auman offers the Cayman Islands a unique set of expertise with over 26 years of executive-level hospital operation and performance improvement/management experience. His background includes staff development, strategic planning, operational management, quality assurance and regulatory compliance to only name a few from his extensive list of qualifications. “As Administrator, he will be responsible for the strategic planning and operations for our family and general practice area and the surgical, paediatric, orthopaedic, gynaecology, oncology, and the laboratory and imaging service lines; the development of CTMH and our specialty clinic which hosts visiting specialty physicians throughout the year. Dr. Auman will also be growing our day-to-day urgent care facility, ensuring the community understands they have a full range of physician and healthcare services available to them at all times with little to no-wait times.”
Additionally, Mr. Pellow, a fellow board member and Acting CFO explained, “One key factor in the selection process of Dr. Auman was his previous experience with multiple sized hospitals, including smaller, specialty hospitals. CTMH is a private hospital offering a full range of services and Dr. Auman is fully capable of implementing the new boards’ vision for CTMH.”
Auman has worked at numerous hospitals stateside, including Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in Kansas, Texas Specialty Hospital at Houston, Regency Hospital of Odessa also in Texas and Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in South Dakota.
Auman is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Hospital Association and the American Public Health Association. He has received numerous awards, including the HCIA/Mercer award for operating one of the top 100 Best run Hospitals in the United States.
“It is an honor and a privilege for me to accept this new role and opportunity,” says Auman. “I appreciate the unique, specialty care a private hospital like CTMH offers their patients. It’s a care that elevates relationships to a personalized level that is not seen in larger hospitals on a normal basis. We are excited to be a part of this next phase for CTMH.” explained Dr. Auman.