Health System Welcomes New Vice President of Physician Practices

SoutheastGeorgia Health System is pleased to welcome Katie Wood as the new vice president of Physician Practices for Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc., a strategic affiliate of the Health System.
Most recently, Wood served as the vice president of the Jewish Physician Group at Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville, Ky. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Louisville.
Wood has more than 20 years of progressive responsibility and leadership in the recruitment, development and operations of physician practice groups across multiple specialties and locations as part of Jewish Hospital System.
“We are excited to have someone of Katie’s caliber join our executive team,” says Michael D. Scherneck, executive vice president & CFO, Southeast Georgia Health System. “In her new role, she will oversee the growing number of physician practices that are part of the Health System, which has grown to more than 100 practitioners and will continue to expand as we recruit more physicians to serve the needs of our community.”
Wood has relocated to the Golden Isles with her husband, Joe. They have two children, Kelsey and Kyle, both of whom are matriculating at the University of Louisville.