ECHA names practice admin for ACH

Published 3:29 pm Thursday, July 25, 2019

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The Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHA) named Sherry A. Winczewski as the practice administrator for the three physician practices of Atmore Community Hospital (ACH), according to a release.

In her new role, Winczewski will have the overall administrative responsibility for ACH Med Plus, ACH Family Physicians and ACH Primary Care.

“We are very excited to have Sherry filling the role which is being vacated by Mr. Bradley Lowery,” said Chris Griffin, ECHCA CEO. “Bradley has accepted a similar position with another healthcare organization. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Bradley for his dedication and leadership during his tenure with Atmore Community Hospital and wish him the best in his new role.”

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Winczewski joins ACH after serving as the controller for McAlester Regional Health Center in McAlester, Okla. Prior to joining McAlester Regional, Winczewski worked for several businesses and healthcare related institutions, which included Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton, Fla. and Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte, Fla.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in business administration with a major in healthcare administration from Western Governors University.

Winczewski’s first day will be July 29, and will report to Administrator Doug Tanner, Griffin said.

“We look forward to providing the same excellent service to our Atmore community and our many patients around the area,” he said.

The Escambia County Alabama Healthcare Authority is comprised of local county, city and community leaders appointed by the Escambia County, Alabama County Commission. Each member serves on the board as a volunteer and is responsible for governing all healthcare systems in Escambia County Alabama. These services include D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, Atmore Community Hospital, D.W. McMillan EMS, Atmore Community Home Care, Atmore Med Plus, ACH Family Physicians, ACH Primary Care, Atmore Therapy Services, D.W. McMillan Home Medical Equipment, D.W. McMillan Home Health and the Flomaton Medical Center.