Taos Health Systems Announces Interim CEO
Taos Health Systems Board of Directors has named Phillip Lowe Interim CEO of the organization. He began his duties on July 14, 2014. Mr. Lowe brings nearly 30 years of experience as a rural hospital CEO in several different health care facilities, most recently at Franklin Foundation Hospital in Franklin, LA.
Mr. Lowe received his education at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado where he received a Master's Degree in Hospital Administration in 1980. He first worked as a strategic planner for Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver as well as an Assistant Administrator/Strategic Planner at Dixie Medical Center in St. George, Utah.
In 1987, Mr. Lowe was hired by a rural hospital in southwest Idaho, where he was CEO for almost 10 years. He served as the CEO of four other rural hospitals over the next several years until the end of 2013. In early 2014, he was asked to be the interim CEO of Franklin Foundation Hospital as mentioned above, and following this, he came to Taos Health Systems/ Holy Cross Hospital.
Mr. Lowe enjoys the outdoors, traveling with his wife, Janet, reading, and playing the piano. He has been a classical pianist since he was very young and still enjoys playing.