Maggie Wiegandt Named Vice President of Oncology Services for Memorial Healthcare System

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 9:19 am EST

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Hollywood, Florida

Maggie Wiegandt was recently named to the position of Vice President of Oncology Services for Memorial Healthcare Systems. In her new role, Wiegandt is responsible for all cancer services at both Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial Hospital West, as well as all other peripheral sites throughout Memorial Healthcare System. She is also responsible for the Memorial Cancer Institute’s financial performance and quality of care provided by the institute. 

The Memorial Cancer Institute is accredited by the American College of Surgeons. The Institute is based on disease-specific programming that encompasses breast cancer, hematology oncology, bone marrow, lung cancer, surgical oncology and radiation oncology.    

Wiegandt will work closely with physicians and staff to develop programs to improve efficiencies, monitor patient satisfaction, promote services and technology, plan events, interface with research department and participate with marketing in establishing new technologies to enhance market share. 

Wiegandt joined the organization in 2003 as an administrative fellow and in 2004 joined the administrative team at Memorial Hospital Miramar during the startup phase of the hospital, which later opened in 2005.  At Memorial Hospital Miramar, she was responsible for ancillary and support services in addition to developing marketing programs to promote new lines of services using Internet technology.  This year, Wiegandt joined the administrative team at Memorial Regional Hospital, where she has been instrumental in developing physician recruitment and business development initiatives. Wiegandt earned her Bachelor of Science in Visual Disabilities/Minors in Chemistry and Biology from Florida State University and a Master of Healthcare Administration/Master in Business Administration from the University of Houston. 

Memorial Healthcare System is the fifth-largest public healthcare system in the country. It is a national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction and is ranked on Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Its facilities include Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor nursing home. For more information, visit mhs.net.