Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced John H. Lopez has joined the hospital as executive director of outpatient services.
A press release stated, “Lopez brings a wealth of experience to this role, including leadership roles in corporate health systems, practice administration, public health, and operations management.
“As executive director of outpatient services, Lopez will oversee the strategic direction and operational management of outpatient services, ensuring that NFMMC continues to deliver outstanding care to patients while adhering to the highest standards of quality and efficiency.”
Prior to joining NFMMC, Lopez served as chief executive/general manager at Surgical Associates of Western New York, where he managed strategic initiatives and administrative operations of a general and vascular surgery practice with up to 12 providers, three outpatient offices, and three ICAVL-accredited vascular ultrasound labs. In this role, he provided strategic leadership while overseeing all financial, policy and functional aspects of practice operations.
Lopez also operated a management consultant firm, where he conducted strategic assessments of nonclinical operations and revenue cycles for private medical practices, hospitals/systems, and small businesses.
Lopez earned a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY College at Oswego and a Master of Business Administration from the University at Buffalo.