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Trinity Health Of New England Announces new CEO

Reginald J. Eadie, M.D., MBA, has officially taken the reins as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health Of New England. Named to the position in January, Dr. Eadie succeeds Roger Spoelman, who has been serving in an interim capacity since the prior President and CEO, Christopher Dadlez, stepped down at the end of 2017.

"Dr. Eadie is a well-respected, pragmatic health care leader with extensive experience in managing complex hospital operations, as well as expertise in clinical integration and transformation," said Kevin J. O’Connor, Chair, Board of Directors, Trinity Health Of New England. "We are confident his talents will not only support the advances we have already made around strategic alignment and integration, but will also help us accelerate efforts to reach new levels of service to our community through the delivery of people-centered care."

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Eadie to our team at Trinity Health Of New England," said Benjamin Carter, Executive Vice President, Trinity Health. "Dr. Eadie demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and core values of Trinity Health Of New England and Trinity Health. We look forward to Dr. Eadies’s contributions; we are certain he will become an important asset to our entire health care ministry." 

Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Eadie has 20 years of health care experience that includes numerous leadership roles such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Medical Officer. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Regional Chief Operating Officer at Detroit Medical Center (DMC), a $2 billion regional academic health care system comprised of seven hospitals and two Michigan universities. Prior to this position, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for three hospitals within the DMC system and as Chief Medical Officer for DMC's Harper University and Hutzel Women's Hospitals, where he is credited with achieving full integration of the three hospitals, implementing a LEAN management system, and increasing the hospital market share through improvements in physician satisfaction.

A native of Detroit and a published author on the topic of obesity, Dr. Eadie received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He also holds an Executive Master in Business Administration from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business. He has been named among the "100 Physician Leaders to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review. Dr. Eadie is the recipient of numerous professional awards including the Mid-America Health Operating Margin Improvement Award and the Michigan Secretary of State's "Shining Star" Award. Additionally, Dr. Eadie serves as Board Chair of the American Heart Association.

“It is a great honor to begin this new partnership with our colleagues throughout Trinity Heath Of New England," said Dr. Eadie. "Working together, we will further our commitment to excellence by ensuring that those entrusted to us are safe, well-cared for, and treated with the utmost respect at all times, and further our vision for improving the health of our community and each person we serve."