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Emanuel Medical Center Names Lani Dickinson Chief Executive Officer

Jul 19, 2018
Lani Dickinson, CEO

Turlock, Calif. – Emanuel Medical Center has appointed Lani Dickinson as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Dickinson has been serving as Interim CEO of Emanuel since March.

A nurse by training, Dickinson brings a wealth of experience to this role. Prior to Emanuel, Dickinson served as the chief nursing executive of Tenet Healthcare’s former Western Region from 2015-2017. Prior to the regional leadership role, she served as the chief operating officer at Lakewood Regional Medical Center and spent many years at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto serving in various leadership roles including chief nursing officer, director of clinical quality improvement, director of patient care services and in several nursing roles.

“Lani has a strong commitment to quality, patient experience and evidence-based best practices,” said Warren Kirk, CEO of Tenet’s Northern California Group. “We are excited to have Lani continue serving as an executive on our team in Northern California. She has shown passion and dedication to providing the highest level quality of care to our patients in the Turlock community and surrounding areas.”

Dickinson earned a bachelor of science in nursing from California State University, Stanislaus and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and American College of Healthcare Executives.

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