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Welcome Our New CEO

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Welcome Our New CEO


FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019

Contact: Michelle Aliprantis, Director of Business Development, Marketing, and Communications


BRISTOL, PA -- June 28, 2019 -- Lower Bucks Hospital announced today the appointment of an experienced health care administrator as its new chief executive officer.

Michael J. Motte brings more than 23 years of acute care hospital management experience to his new position. Most recently, he served for eight years as CEO of St. Alexius Hospital, a 337-bed historic hospital in St. Louis, MO, where he also served as president of the Lutheran School of Nursing, affiliated with St. Alexius Hospital.

Prior to St. Alexius, Michael was the CEO at Capital Medical Center in Olympia, WA and system CFO of Mary Black Health System in Spartanburg, SC.

“I am honored to have been selected as Lower Bucks Hospitals’ CEO," Motte said. "It is a privilege to be joining an organization that is mission focused on finding new and better ways to deliver diverse, high-quality health care services in the community. Lower Bucks Hospital has a rich history of excellence and provides an impressive level of health care services to this region.”

Over the span of his career, Michael served on multiple boards and committees, including the Hands on Children’s Museum, West Olympia Business Association, Missouri Hospital Association, Washington State Hospital Association, United Way, and more.

Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California and his Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.

Lower Bucks Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, one nation’s leading hospital systems that also operates Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.


About Lower Bucks Hospital:

Lower Bucks Hospital is a community hospital, serving the Lower Bucks County region with medical, surgical, and emergency care. Located in historic Bristol, Pennsylvania, the Hospital was built by the local community as part of a grassroots movement in 1954. In fact, the first cardiac catherization in Bucks County was performed at Lower Bucks Hospital.

Today, the Hospital is well-known for its knowledgeable medical staff, including cardiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, radiology, and general surgery. There is a residency program with an affiliation with The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The residency program well known for internal and family medicine. Additionally, the nursing and support staff are as compassionate as they’re skilled. In total, there are over 200 physicians on staff, as well as another 700 employees.

As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Lower Bucks Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology. Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.