Chad E. Olinde Appointed Administrator
On January 1, 2006, Chad Olinde, CPA was appointed Administrator/CEO of Pointe Coupee General Hospital. He brings a total of 18 years of healthcare management experience to the role of hospital administrator. Prior to his service at Pointe Coupee General, Mr. Olinde served as Director of Reimbursement at Opelousas General Hospital and as a Senior Auditor of Medicare Operations for Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has been Assistant Administrator and Chief Financial Officer at Pointe Coupee General Hospital for 12 years. Olinde received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University in 1987 and a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in healthcare administration in 2000. Olinde, a certified public accountant, is a Fellow and past board member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
“I am excited about this opportunity and am looking forward to not only working with the dedicated staff of Pointe Coupee General Hospital but with the people from the Pointe Coupee area in addressing healthcare needs. The Hospital Service District has and will continue to play a vital role in bringing new health related services to this community,” stated Olinde.