CFMCH Names Bobby Bluford Chief Operating Officer 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital 
Monday, 01 October 2007 
 
 
 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital today announced that Bobby Bluford, previously the hospital’s associate administrator, has assumed the duties of chief operating officer.  In this position, Bluford assumes responsibility for the hospital’s ancillary operations, including cardiopulmonary, imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, plant operations, environmental services, food and nutrition services, and the volunteer chaplaincy program. 

“Bluford has distinguished himself as a leader and I have no doubt that his strong organizational, interpersonal and operational skills will serve him well in his new role with this hospital,” say Terry Wheeler, chief executive officer at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center.

Bluford has been serving as the hospital associate administrator for the last 18 months and has a strong background in patient financial services and operations.

Prior to that Bluford served as the Hospital Compliance Officer. Bluford holds a BA from Harding University and a master of science in health care administration from the University of Maryland. 

About Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital
Cy-Fair Regional Health Network, a part of Tenet’s Central Region, is a locally focused health network developed by Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and designed to improve access to primary care services in underserved areas of the Cy-Fair area of northwest Houston.  The network currently comprises Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, a 180-bed acute care hospital located at 10655 Steepletop Drive; Cy-Fair Medical Partners, a physician network that includes four convenient clinics and seven primary care physicians in outlying communities surrounding the hospital; Cypress Fairbanks Urgent Care Center, a minor emergency care facility located at 9110 Barker Cypress; and Cy-Fair Professional Building, a new medical office building currently under construction and slated for completion in fall 2007.  Cy-Fair Regional Health Network is committed to providing northwest Houston families with the same quality health care found at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center.  To learn more about Cy-Fair Regional Health Network, please visit www.CyFairRegionalHealthNetwork.com. To learn more about Cy-Fair Medical Partners, please visit www.cyfairmedicalpartners.com.