Broome Named Assistant Administrator at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital
MOBILE, Alabama (3/10/2023) -- Allen Broome, PharmD, DPLA, has been named assistant administrator at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital. In his new role, Broome will oversee laboratory, radiology, respiratory and pharmacy, and also will serve as a liaison for anesthesia.
“Allen is an energetic and engaged leader with a strong background in culture of safety and performance development,” said Deborah Browning, M.S.N., R.N., C.E.N.P., interim administrator at Children’s & Women’s Hospital. “We look forward to working closely with him as we build the teams needed to accomplish the hospital’s strategic goals.”
Broome joined USA Health in July 2020 as director of health system pharmacy, where he oversaw clinical and financial operations for USA Health pharmacies at University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the Mitchell Cancer Institute.
In the past few years, Broom has worked to improve the health system’s fiscal and clinical utilization of medications, developed culture and accountability for pharmacy, and worked to improve processes to provide safer pharmaceutical care.
He previously had served as senior director of pharmacy at Erlanger Health System in Tennessee, where he led numerous projects that focused on improving patient safety and creating efficiencies, including the implementation of an automated medication delivery process.
Broome holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has completed Lean coaching and training at Virginia Mason Institute and served as a member of the Leadership Mobile Class of 2022.
About USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital
As part of the only academic health system on the upper Gulf Coast, USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital is the only stand-alone inpatient facility in Alabama dedicated to providing the most advanced and comprehensive healthcare to the region’s children and women. Services range from the region’s only pediatric emergency center open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, staffed with specially trained emergency medicine physicians and other providers to the region’s only level III neonatal intensive care unit, small baby unit and pediatric intensive care unit, where the area’s sickest children receive the most advanced care. Children’s & Women’s Hospital delivers more babies annually than any other hospital in the Mobile area and includes the region’s only high-risk obstetrics program.