Executive joins Heart Hospital, Lourdes

Christina Hockaday, MHSA, has been named the new administrator and COO for Heart Hospital of Lafayette and vice president of cardiovascular services at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, La.

She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has more than 20 years of healthcare experience. She previously served as the CEO for St. Vincent Morrilton in Arkansas, a member campus of St. Vincent Health System. She received the American College of Healthcare Executive “Early Career Healthcare Arkansas Executive” award for outstanding hospital and community leadership in 2005 and served on the regional policy board of the American Hospital Association, Region 7, from 2007 to 2011.