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Former Carson Valley Medical Center CEO Hired as New Chief Operating Officer at Barton

Newly Created Position at Barton Health Aims for Continued Excellence in Operations  

South Lake Tahoe, CA
– Barton Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Preston Becker as Barton Health’s Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position within Barton Health. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Becker will oversee all direct patient care departments, which provide care in the acute, post-acute, and ambulatory settings. This alignment between these various areas of operations will improve care coordination, creating a more seamless experience for patients while ensuring the continued delivery of high-quality and compassionate care for which Barton is known. 

“In our efforts to deliver consistently exceptional care, we strive to enhance communication between patients, providers, and staff as well as improve standardization resulting in better health outcomes,” says Dr. Clint Purvance, Chief Executive Officer and President of Barton Health. “Mr. Becker has the knowledge and experience to lead this effort and elevate the healthcare experience for our patients.”

Mr. Becker comes to Barton with 12 years of experience holding leadership positions for health care organizations in Idaho and Nevada. Most recently, Preston Becker served as the CEO of Carson Valley Medical Center in Gardnerville, Nevada. Carson Valley Medical Center is co-owned by Barton Health and Renown Health. 

“I see my role as instrumental in developing and standardizing systems that result in patient-centric care,” says Mr. Becker. “I strongly believe in having a positive impact on the community I serve by finding ways that support our patients and community members in living happy, healthier lives.” 

Mr. Becker, his wife, and four children love the outdoor lifestyle offered in Lake Tahoe. He shares they especially enjoy trail hiking in the summer, and look forward to the possibility of becoming a ski family this winter in their new backyard.