Bryant JustinJustin Bryant, MSHA Class 47,
named COO, Grandview Medical Center
Justin Bryant, alumnus of the UAB School of Health ProfessionsMaster of Science in Health Administration program (MSHA Class 47), has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Grandview Medical Center. He succeeds Drew Mason who was recently named Chief Executive Officer.

In 2015, Bryant was hired as Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the medical center. In addition to serving as operations chief for patient move day, Bryant has also evaluated and acquired new technology platforms to aid in communications, information technology, productivity management, major patient care initiatives, emergency services, the development of key service lines, and management responsibility for Grandview ancillary support services.

In a news release from Grandview Medical Center, CEO Drew Mason had this to say about Bryant and his new role as COO:

“Justin will play a vital role in Grandview’s future. He demonstrates clinical expertise across this institution’s most important service lines and his leadership is valued greatly by our physicians and clinical leaders,” said Drew Mason, Chief Executive Officer of Grandview Medical Center. “Justin understands our passion to provide the highest quality patient experience at the bedside. He is an asset to our physicians and clinical staff and a significant part of our success today and will continue to play an important part in our future success.”

As COO Bryant will be responsible for procedural, ancillary and clinical support services as well as being the operations support link to nursing services working closely with the Chief Nursing Officer and the nursing managers across the Grandview service lines.

Earlier this year, Bryant was named to the UAB National Alumni Society’s 2017 UAB Excellence in Business Top 25. He was one of a record eight SHP alumni to earn the honor this year.

For community service, Bryant is a member of the Alabama Hospital Association’s Telehealth Task Force and serves on the Board of Directors for The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

The UAB MSHA program, ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, is housed in the Department of Health Services Administration.