A hospital administrator from Virginia will lead Summerville Medical Center after former hospital CEO Lou Caputo left the post this year.

Lisa Valentine will begin her new role as CEO on May 1, the hospital announced in a press release.

She recently served as chief operating office and interim chief executive office at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond.

Summerville Medical Center is a for-profit facility, owned by the HCA hospital system.

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