Aurora, CO, August 29, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has announced that Emily Trujillo is assuming the role of Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, effective immediately. Trujillo, who previously served as Director of Physician Services at TMCA, has been with the hospital since 2010 and this will be her fourth role in the organization.
Trujillo began her career at TMCA as a Physician Relations Manager and in that role she served as a liaison between the hospital’s medical staff and the organization. She was then promoted into an orthopedic service line role where she supported the development of TMCA’s orthopedic trauma program helping to reduce readmission rates and improving outcomes.
In 2016, Trujillo was promoted into the role of Director of Physician Services, and subsequently was promoted to Administrative Vice President of Physician Services. In those role she supported TMCA’s physician recruitment efforts and helped recruit over 30 physicians in the past two years, laying the foundation for many new programs and specialties that allow TMCA to more broadly serve the Aurora community. Trujillo also led the Medical Staff Office and increased service around reduction in credentialing times and is the Chair of TMCA’s Physician Well-being Committee, which is a nationally recognized program at the hospital.
“We are always happy when we can promote from inside the organization,” said Dan Miller, President and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital. “Emily is dedicated and committed to the important work that we do and she has an incredible drive to support our facility’s growth and improve service to our patients and medical staff. And most importantly, Emily displays the values that reflect the character we look for in members of our team.”
Trujillo received her Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, and her Master of Business Administration in Health Industry Leadership from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She and her husband, Mike, have nineteen month old twin boys.
About The Medical Center of Aurora
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive two-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is an acute care hospital with specialization in cardiovascular services, neurosciences, surgery, orthopedics and women’s services. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of four campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health facility, Centennial Medical Plaza and Saddle Rock ER. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor. Licensed for 346 beds, The Medical Center of Aurora was recognized as the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015), and was one of only nine hospitals in the country to receive the Lantern Award for Excellence in Emergency Room Care by the Emergency Nurses Association (2013). The Medical Center of Aurora and its affiliated campuses are part of the HealthONE System of Excellence.