After receiving her Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her MBA from Saint Leo University, Maggie Gill worked at Tenet South Florida Health system as the Chief Financial Officer. While there, she received the Tenet Outstanding CFO award three times and worked at numerous locations like North Shore Medical Center, Coral Gables Hospital, and Palmetto General Hospital.
Maggie Gill moved on to being Vice President of Finance/Managed Care of Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in 2004. In 2005, she became the Chief Operating Officer until 2011 when she was named Memorial Health’s President and CEO.
As leader of Memorial Health, she provides leadership to every member of the team and is responsible for government relations, physician relations, health programs, financial assistance, communications, trauma services, and facilities management.
Memorial Health is an award-winning health system that serves 35 counties across Georgia and South Carolina. Their system includes health services like primary and specialty care, business services, and medical education programs that train residents in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, and more. Their crowning achievement is the Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC), a nonprofit medical center, located in Savannah. MUMC has been open since 1955 and has developed into the most advanced healthcare provider in the entire region.
Maggie Gill is a board member of the Georgia Hospital Association, Mercer University, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and the Union Mission. She was also added to the list of 135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know in 2016.
In an article by South Magazine, Maggie Gill gave readers a sense of what her job and her dreams are all about. Being the face of Memorial Health, she makes it her job to address healthcare system issues like heavy regulations and finding access to healthcare for the hundreds of thousands of uninsured Georgians.
Maggie Gill knows that in order for a system to prosper in today’s world, healthcare systems must have a vision for proper care delivery, focusing on health, wellness, and prevention. That’s just what she plans to continue doing with Memorial Health. Memorial Health’s mission is to not only keep patients healthy, but to educate them on staying healthy, reducing the cost of their care, and giving them more efficient care.
As the President of Memorial Health, she instated programs to help with their mission. One of these programs is the “patient-centered medical home” which involves medical homes that can lead to higher quality and lower costs. In these homes, the patients’ needs are managed by care teams that result in their improved care and reducing costs.