Tony Bladen promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Calvert Memorial Hospital.
Tony Bladen has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Calvert Memorial Hospital (CMH). Bladen joined the hospital leadership team in 2011 after an impressive 30-year career with the FBI. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the hospital and overseeing key service lines including nursing, professional and support services, human resources, clinical services, performance improvement, risk management and information services.
“Tony is an innovative, results-oriented executive who brings a wide range of leadership experience to this position,” said Dean Teague, president and CEO of Calvert Health System. “I believe his strong history of relationship-building and focus on customer service will enable us to continually enhance the patient experience and the quality of care we provide.”
Bladen said, “I believe the organization - and healthcare in general - is continuing to evolve and we need to ensure that the care we provide meets the needs of our community. Our new mission focuses on providing Southern Maryland residents with safe, high quality health care and promoting wellness for a healthy community. It is really important that we provide exceptional care and make a difference in every life we touch. We strive for all employees to understand how their work contributes to the mission and vision of the organization.”
Bladen initially chose to come to CMH to serve his community. “I have been part of the Calvert County community for several decades and have seen the county transform and evolve. I wanted to shift from serving my nation to serving my community. Over the last five years, I have gained a tremendous respect for the leaders, workforce and physicians of the Calvert Health System. Every employee is needed to ensure that we provide the service expected by the community we serve. The workforce of the Calvert Health System is dedicated, compassionate and invested in providing safe, quality care for our community.”
Looking ahead, he said, “I’m excited to collaborate with leaders of the health system and to be part of the team overseeing the hospital’s expansion project.”
Bladen is a graduate of American University and earned his master’s degree in public administration. In his downtime, Mr. Bladen enjoys breeding and showing Quarter horses.
Tony Bladen promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Calvert Memorial Hospital.