Hospital veteran Ralph Aleman to play a key role as Tenet restructures network to be more responsive to members
Ralph Aleman, a veteran hospital executive who for five years ran Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, took on a new role April 11 as market vice president for the investor-owned Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s Miami-Dade County and Broward County network of hospitals. It consists of Palmetto and six other general hospitals totaling about 2,600 in-patient beds, 2,850 affiliated physicians, 6,100 employees and an annual payroll of almost $400 million.
Mr. Aleman, 59, featured in a Miami Today profile when he was chief executive officer of the former Victoria Hospital in Miami in 1991, described his new role for Tenet (NYSE: THC) in an interview this month with Miami Today international editor Michael Hayes.
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