Women's & Children's Hospital December 16, 2014

Daniel Astleford recently was appointed Assistant Chief Operating Officer for the Regional Health System of Acadiana. 

Astleford will have administrative responsibility for both Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the Regional Medical Center of Acadiana. In addition, Astleford is part of the Regional Health System leadership team responsible for strategic planning and shaping policy and procedures. 

“I am confident that Daniel will be a valuable member of our leadership team, helping both hospitals continue to meet the ever-increasing needs and exceed the expectations of the families we serve,” said Kathy Bobbs, FACHE, president and CEO of the Regional Health System. 

Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the Regional Medical Center of Acadiana are part of The Regional Health System of Acadiana. The system represents a group of complementary and affiliated health care facilities, each associated with HCA Inc. (Hospital Corporation of America). 

Astleford graduated summa cum laude and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, health services administration from the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business in Vermillion, S.D. in 2007 before earning master’s degrees in both business administration and health administration from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. 

After joining HCA in 2010 as an administrative intern for the HCA Midwest Health System in Kansas City, Mo., he worked as an administrative resident and interim ethics and compliance officer for Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan., an assistant administrator at Overland Park Regional Medical Center and vice president of operations for Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Mo. 

Astleford served as a facility chair for the American Heart Association Heart Walk and the annual United Way campaign.