Lewis County Health System welcomes new chief operating officer

LOWVILLE, NY ─  Lewis County Health System (LCHS) welcomes Kerry Herbine as the new chief operating officer (COO). Kerry will oversee day-to-day hospital operations.

“We are thrilled to have Kerry join the Lewis County Health System team," stated Gerald R. Cayer, Chief Executive Officer at LCHS. “His extensive background and variety of experiences with multiple hospital service lines will be very valuable in support of our strategic goals.”

Since 2011 Kerry has served as the Director of Diagnostic Services at a 235-bed multi-campus health care system, Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC), Kingman, AZ. His areas of responsibility included imaging, laboratory, respiratory therapy, wound care, and sleep lab. Kerry also has experience in oncology and
managed special projects at Kingman Regional Medical Center.

“I am so pleased to join Lewis County Health System and look forward to being a part of this terrific community,” stated Kerry Herbine, Chief Operating Officer at LCHS. Originally from eastern Pennsylvania, Kerry says he and his wife Jenise “are excited to return to the Northeast and make Lewis County home.”

Kerry earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, in Kutztown, PA, and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

“I am confident that his experience and leadership in both administrative and clinical roles will help us grow existing operations and advance our mission of helping the residents of Lewis County to achieve their highest level of health and wellness,” stated Mr. Cayer.