With more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, financial management and quality care, Andrew L. Davis, MBA, serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC). Andy has served in a variety of senior management positions in health care organizations in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and New York.
His strong background in health care financial and operations management, as well as his knowledge of the complexity of managing hospitals in an ever-changing landscape, plays a key role in ECMCC’s commitment to delivering the highest quality care for the residents of Western New York. As Chief Operating Officer, he is a significant contributor to the development and execution of strategic collaborations and various initiatives ECMCC pursues jointly with health care partners Kaleida Health and the University at Buffalo.
Just prior to joining ECMCC in August 2016, Andy served as Interim Chief Executive Officer at United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., a 354-bed acute care hospital and skilled nursing facility. Prior to that position, he was President of Steward Carney Hospital in Massachusetts.
Andy began his career in the early 1990’s as a staff accountant, rising to senior auditor for a CPA firm in Pensacola, FL, whose clients included health care facilities, non-profit organizations that received federal funding, and assisted living facilities. Over the next 18 years, Andy served six different health care facilities in various financial management capacities, including Director of Internal Audit, Assistant Controller and Chief Financial Officer, ascending eventually to Chief Operating Officer at Franklin Regional Medical Center in North Carolina and Chief Executive Officer at Sandhills Regional Medical Center and then Davis Regional Medical Center, both located in North Carolina.
Since moving to Buffalo six years ago, he has been instrumental in the continued development of new services for ECMCC and Great Lakes Health. During this time, ECMCC has achieved over $100 million in capital improvements on its 65-acre health campus, including opening a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Russell J. Salvatore Atrium, which serves as a modern entrance to the main hospital, and a comprehensive upgrade of the institution’s 1 million square foot main hospital’s exterior façade, including the installation over 4.400 energy efficient windows. Andy serves on the Amherst Chamber of Commerce and HEALTHeLINK Board, a regional health information technology entity. He is Chair of the Board for Health Sciences Charter School in Buffalo and he recently was recognized by Buffalo Business First as a 2022 C-Level Executive Honoree.
He is known as an engaged leader with a reputation for developing strong cross functional relationships with administrative and medical staff that encourage broad involvement in quality improvement and patient satisfaction.
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