Community Health Network has named Dixie Platt vice president of marketing and communications.
Her experience includes nearly 20 years in the health care industry at SSM Healthcare, headquartered in St. Louis, a health care system that includes 18 hospitals in four states, with nearly 30,000 employees and 1,300 employed physicians. There she served as senior vice president of communications, public policy and external relations.
At Community, Platt will serve as part of the executive leadership team of the Office of Patient Experience and will be in charge of marketing and branding, advertising, market research, public and media relations, eBusiness and internal communications.
Platt, who has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, will start her new position Sept. 2.