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Tyler Winks

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Tyler Winks, MBA, RT (R)(CT)(MR) ARRT, FACHE
Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer

Tyler WinksTyler Winks, MBA, RT (R)(CT)(MR) ARRT, FACHE serves as Executive Vice President and the Chief Operations Officer for Erlanger. Tyler has over 13 years of clinical and hospital operations leadership experience. He joined Erlanger in July 2021 as Vice President of Operations before moving to CEO of Erlanger East and North Hospitals where he led initiatives that have achieved optimal financial, service, clinical and quality outcomes. He began his career in the medical field as an MRI technologist and quickly advanced into a leadership position, in which he assumed responsibility for administrative and clinical operations of medical imaging and other ancillary and support services at multiple hospitals in Kentucky.

Next, Tyler served as Senior Director of Hospital Operations and Rehabilitation Services at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria, Va. In this executive role, he was responsible for the daily operations of the main campus and healthplex in Lorton, Va. In addition, he was the senior leader of the Rehabilitation service line and the system’s Wound and Hyperbaric Program. Tyler was a key leader in the hospital’s COVID-19 response and was responsible for the hospital’s incident command center. Throughout his tenure at Inova, he partnered with clinical and non-clinical leaders to improve patient satisfaction scores, increase employee engagement, implement workflow and efficiency improvements, and execute hospital-wide initiatives that positively impacted the organization.

Tyler earned a bachelor’s degree in Imaging Sciences from Morehead State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. He is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in radiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). He is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.