Waterbury Hospital and Greater Waterbury HEALTH Network President and CEO Peter Adamo


For Immediate Release
Monday, Aug. 8, 2017

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Patty Charvat

Leadership Transition Announced at Waterbury Hospital/Greater Waterbury HEALTH Network

Peter Adamo Named President & CEO


WATERBURY, Conn. – Aug. 2017 – Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. today named Peter Adamo President & CEO of Waterbury Hospital and Waterbury HEALTH, effective Aug. 25.  Adamo succeeds Lester Schindel, interim CEO of the organization, who will leave on Aug. 25 to serve as Executive Vice President of the Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) of New York.


Adamo is a highly qualified healthcare executive with extensive experience in hospital leadership, management and operations.  Most recently, he served as Regional Chief Executive Officer for  Roxborough Memorial and Suburban Community Hospitals in Philadelphia.  He began his career at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia and since then he has held a number of executive positions in hospitals and healthcare settings across the country.  He earned his industrial engineering degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey and his master’s degree in business administration at the University of Texas, El Paso. 


“I am excited to be joining Waterbury Hospital and Waterbury HEALTH during this time of major growth and development,” said Adamo.  “I want to thank Lester for everything he has accomplished during his tenure as interim CEO.  I am committed to the strategy and direction that Lester and the team have established to strengthen this organization and enhance our mission to provide high-quality, cost-effective care to every patient.  I am looking forward to being part of the GWHN family and a member of this community.”


Peter, his wife Melanie and son Milledge will be residing in Woodbury.


About Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a growing healthcare services company, offers a unique and innovative healthcare delivery model, known as Coordinated Regional Care, which emphasizes coordination of care and population health management, with an emphasis on wellness and preventive care. CRC helps coordinate quality care for patients through integrated networks of primary and specialty physicians, in affiliation with hospitals, clinics, other community-based providers and health plans.  Prospect owns and operates 20 hospitals, as well as over 165 clinics and outpatient centers.  Prospect also manages the provision of healthcare services for more than 435,000 members enrolled in its networks of over 11,000 primary care physicians and specialists.  Prospect’s operations are located in diverse areas in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas. For more information, visit www.pmh.com.


About Waterbury Hospital/ Greater Waterbury HEALTH Network

The Greater Waterbury HEALTH Network (GWHN), which includes Waterbury Hospital, offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, emergency and acute care and home healthcare. Serving Waterbury and 11 surrounding communities in Western Connecticut, Waterbury HEALTH is a member of Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. a national family of hospitals and healthcare networks.