John Sackett, longtime president/CEO of Avista Adventist Hospital in Colorado, will become president of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland. Sackett will take charge of the 331-bed facility in April.

Under Sackett’s leadership, Avista Adventist Hospital has earned recognition as one of America’s top hospitals for patient, physician and employee satisfaction.

A press release about Sackett’s legacy at Avista and his upcoming transition to new responsibilities in suburban Washington, DC is accessible here.