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Mariano Promoted to Vice President, Hospital Operations at BGMC/GVI

Updated: 6/6/2022

Lorie Mariano, MS, RT (R) (CT) (CI) has been promoted to vice president of hospital operations at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI).

An employee of Kaleida Health since 1996, Lorie most recently served as senior director of cardiovascular and imaging services. In that role, which will not be refilled, Lorie led physician engagement, strategic planning and service line oversight, operations, clinical excellence and facilitated program development. She played a key role in supporting the implementation of the Alphenix 4D CT scanner suite at BGMC/GVI – one of only two hospitals in the U.S. to embed this technology in the emergency department to more swiftly and accurately detect and treat blood clots in the brains of stroke patients.

In her role as vice president of hospital operations, Lorie will have a wide range of varying responsibilities, including strategic initiatives, leadership, management, support and assistance of hospital operations. She will directly oversee imaging and cardiovascular services at BGMC/GVI and will support these service lines across Kaleida Health. Lorie will directly support leadership development, strategic and programmatic planning, business development, human resources, technical finance operations and relationships impacting the health of the organization. She will plan with site management the business objectives for the site to effectively meet financial targets.

Lorie received her M.S. in Executive Leadership and Change from Daemen College and her B.S. in Radiologic Technology from Empire State College.