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Methodist Health System Names Stacy Covitz as Assistant Vice President of External Relations

news articleMethodist Health System announced the selection of Stacy Covitz as Assistant Vice President of External Relations. In this role, Covitz will oversee publications, earned media strategy, and community relations. Covitz began her new role on March 2, 2015.

“Methodist Health System is doing an outstanding job of expanding its brand, relationships, and recognition throughout North Texas and beyond,” said Covitz. “I look forward to joining the team and contributing to Methodist’s further growth and success.”

Before joining Methodist, Covitz was the marketing program manager for Medical City Dallas Hospital and Medical City Children’s Hospital, where she directed marketing, public relations, advertising, social media and community events. Under her leadership, Medical City garnered national attention and media coverage. Other accomplishments include successful launches, promotions, and program rebranding, bringing community partners and patients to the hospital through events, media outreach and advertising. Prior to joining Medical City, Covitz worked as a news producer for nearly 15 years before transitioning to healthcare marketing in 2012.

“Stacy brings many skills that will greatly enhance Methodist’s external relationships,” said April Box Chamberlain, CFRE, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, Methodist Health System, President and CEO, Methodist Health System Foundation. “Her proven leadership abilities are augmented by her strong skills in marketing, public relations, and brand awareness. We are proud to have Stacy join us as a member of our team.”

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Dallas-based Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated health care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Four hospitals and 27 Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are among the facilities served by the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in America, Methodist continues to add facilities and services to enhance patient care along the entire continuum. Additional information is available at Connect through Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

Lynette Wilkinson
Public Relations Coordinator