Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center (GMHHC) announced the appointment of Bradley Grote as chief operating officer (COO). As COO, Grote has strategic and operational oversight for all hospital business functions, including designing and implementing business plans, and setting goals for performance and growth.

“I am pleased to have Bradley join our leadership team at Glendale Memorial Hospital and look forward to working with him,” said Jill Welton, hospital president. “With Grote’s previous leadership roles in quality, regulatory compliance and inpatient behavioral health, I am confident he will help us achieve our goals as we continue to meet the needs of the Glendale community.”

Grote comes to GMHHC with more than 30 years of health care experience, with expertise in hospital and clinical operations. Most recently, he served as senior director of Hospital Operations at Dignity Health – Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, a 288-bed acute-care hospital. In that role, Grote was responsible for staff management, utilization of services, patient flow and patient care processes.