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Rex Van Meter is the newly named president of INTEGRIS Deaconess and Teresa Gray has been named the new president of INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital.

INTEGRIS Announces Two New Hospital Presidents

Rex Van Meter and Teresa GrayINTEGRIS assumed operations of Deaconess Hospital and its affiliated family care clinics at midnight, Oct. 1.

Rex Van Meter is the newly named president of INTEGRIS Deaconess, as it is now called. The hospital is considered a campus under the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center umbrella.

Van Meter has been a part of executive leadership at INTEGRIS since 2001. He joined as vice president of finance at INTEGRIS Blackwell Hospital and was promoted to president there four years later. In 2012, he was named president of INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital, and has led that facility to successive year-over-year record performances. Van Meter earned a bachelor of accounting from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and a master of health care administration from Trinity University.

As part of the transition, Teresa Gray has been named the new president of INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital. Gray had been the vice president of patient care as well as the chief nursing officer there.

She came to INTEGRIS in August 2011 and has distinguished herself in that time as a leader of our system nurse consortium and member of the INTEGRIS executive leadership team. Gray earned national certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a nurse executive, and helped lead efforts that culminated in INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital being named an ANCC Pathway to Excellence facility. Prior to joining INTEGRIS, Gray worked with Foundation Surgical Hospital Affiliates. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Oklahoma Wesleyan University and a master of business administration from Southern Nazarene University.