Dennis Knox is a 38-year healthcare executive and is the President/CEO
of Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, OR. He most recently served
as the CEO of Urgent Point, a national urgent care company and previously
was the Chief Executive Officer of Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster,
CA. His experience in healthcare includes over 27 years at the CEO level
and has spanned for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare companies, including
operating multi-hospital sites. It has also included post-acute care (Memorial
Hermann Continuing Care Corporation) and pre-hospital care (Urgent Point).
During his career, Mr. Knox has established a reputation for successfully
creating organizational cultures of performance, accountability, and positive
attitude throughout the hospital community and improved, sustainable bottom-line
results in highly competitive environments. He also has a proven track
record of establishing cultures of delivering high quality and safety
while leading financial and regulatory turnarounds.
Mr. Knox is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and
holds both a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration and a
Bachelor of Arts in Management Science from Duke University where he was
a three-sport letterman in football, baseball and track.