Kerry Eaton, RN
Chief Operating Officer, Nuvance Health / Interim President, Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Ms. Eaton oversees the New York hospitals, Sharon Hospital, the skilled nursing facilities, and is responsible for hospital quality for the health system. She has more than 25 years of acute care leadership experience. She most recently served as chief operating officer for Health Quest and was responsible for all hospital operations in addition to the system-wide quality and strategic planning functions. In late 2018, Ms. Eaton was also named interim president of Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Prior to joining Health Quest in 2017, Ms. Eaton served as chief operating officer for the Gulf Coast market of Ascension Health, which is comprised of Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla., and Providence Health System in Mobile, Ala. Ms. Eaton earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn., and her master’s degree in nursing administration from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.