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Kirkpatrick’s more than 10-year tenure with TriHealth has seen him hold leadership roles, serving most recently as executive director of operations at TriHealth’s McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford and Bethesda Butler Hospital in Hamilton.
Kirkpatrick said his first focus will be connecting with people across Community First “from the dedicated staff within our various service lines, to the residents who live on our campuses and the clients we serve.”
He said he also is “very excited” to further collaborative partnerships throughout the community and the opportunity to build upon 100 years of success.
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“I’ve spent the vast majority of leadership tenure within the post-acute environment and have a deep passion for this area,” Kirkpatrick said. “The wide spectrum of services and the organization’s commitment to meeting the needs of our community clearly show Community First Solutions dedication and how well positioned they are for the changing healthcare environment.”