Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth Announces New Hospital Board Chair
PLYMOUTH, MA – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lyle Lawrence Bazzinotti as Chair of the Board of Directors. She replaces Clark Hinkley as Chair after his term ended earlier this year. Lyle has served on the hospital’s Board of Directors since 1990.
“BID-Plymouth is a strong organization with a deep commitment to the communities and patients it serves,” says Lyle Bazzinotti, Chair, Board of Directors. “I’m looking forward to working with the hospital, and community, to ensure that our patients continue to receive outstanding care and to help the hospital grow to best meet the future needs of those we serve. And, our affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and its growing network assures our patients additional access to high quality specialty care when needed,” adds Bazzinotti.
Bazzinotti becomes Chair during an exciting time for Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. Recently, the hospital received national recognition with a patient safety A-Rating from the Leapfrog Group for the third year in a row and the Top Hospital Award for the second year in a row. Also, the hospital received a four-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
“Lyle has a strong vision for BID-Plymouth and I look forward to working with her to further strengthen the hospital’s positive reputation in the community,” says BID-Plymouth President & CEO Kevin Coughlin.
About Lyle Lawrence Bazzinotti
Prior to retiring in 2014, Lyle had a distinguished career in commercial banking serving as a Senior Vice President at Bank of America. During her Bank of America tenure, she managed a team of bankers that concentrated on the credit and non-credit needs of the not-for-profit and healthcare sectors. Following her 30-year career in commercial banking, she joined Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority (MAHEFA) as Deputy Director of Financing Programs. In 2010, MAHEFA was merged into the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MDFA), and at MDFA Lyle led the Investment Banking Group. Prior to her banking career, she was a research assistant at Harvard Medical School and the Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole, MA. Lyle holds an AB degree from Brown University and an MBA from Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College where she was named an Edward Tuck Scholar.
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth is a not-for-profit organization serving 12 towns in Plymouth and Barnstable Counties. BID-Plymouth is part of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center family of hospitals. Established in 1901 as Jordan Hospital, BID-Plymouth is a full-service, 164-bed acute care community hospital accredited by The Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and the American College of Radiology.