Emory Eastside hires new vice president

SNELLVILLE — Emory Eastside Medical Center recently announced a new member of its team, welcoming in Jill Lapaglia as vice president of quality improvement.

Lapaglia most recently comes from the Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio, where she served as the senior director of clinical outcomes for three separate facilities. Prior to that, the Little Rock, Ark., native served as chief nursing officer for the Spine Hospital of South Texas and in-home service coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Health.

“She brings a great deal of experience to this very demanding role and we are thrilled to have her on our team,” Emory Eastside CEO Kim Ryan said.