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Haywood Regional Medical Center CEO to step down

Greg Caples will step down from his role as CEO of Haywood Regional Medical Center. Greg Caples will step down from his role as CEO of Haywood Regional Medical Center.

Haywood County Regional Medical Center CEO Greg Caples has informed hospital staff that he is stepping down.

 According a statement from HRMC, his resignation is effective Oct. 14 as he will pursue "other opportunities." 

"We appreciate his service to our hospital and community over the past two years and wish him all the best going forward," the statement reads.

Caples stepped into the role on Sept. 30, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and led the hospital during what proved to be a particularly difficult time the healthcare industry. He came to HRMC from Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon, Georgia, where served as CEO for three years.

The recruitment process for a new permanent CEO is underway.

"We will keep our community informed when a new leader has been identified," the HRMC statement reads. "HRMC remains committed to providing excellent care to our community during this time."

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