TUPELO, Miss.-Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, a 650-bed regional referral center that is the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi.
Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of North Mississippi Health Services’ community hospitals, working closely with the facilities in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point, Miss., as well as Hamilton, Ala.
Moore came to Tupelo from Meridian, where he had served as system vice president of regional operations for Rush Health Systems since March 2007. Prior to that, Moore was affiliated with NMHS, serving as administrator of North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point from 2003-2007.
“We are very pleased that Tim will be assuming this role,” said John Heer, NMHS president and chief executive officer. “We have known Tim for a long time, and he is a perfect fit for our organization because of his Servant Leadership philosophy and relationship-based approach.”
“It is an honor to be afforded this opportunity with such an outstanding organization,” Moore said. “I look forward to working with all the stakeholders of NMMC to better meet the needs of those we serve.”
Before his stint in West Point, Moore was assistant executive director and chief operations officer for Greenwood Leflore Hospital for four years. Previously he worked with the Rush Health System and other health care providers in the Meridian area.
A native of Forest in Scott County, Moore holds an associate’s degree in radiological technology from Meridian Community College and a bachelor’s degree in industrial science from Mississippi State University. He earned a master’s degree in health care management from the University of New Orleans in 2003. He is an active member of the Mississippi Hospital Association, serving on the board of MHA Board of Governors and recently named chairman-elect.
He and his wife, Janice, have two sons, Ross, 22, and Matt, 28. Moore enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. He has been actively involved with various civic organizations and economic development efforts.