Stone County Hospital

Management Team

Our management team strives to create an environment that fosters excellence, compassion and respect. We are always looking for ways to improve the services we provide. Please send us your comments and suggestions, so we can make your visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

Lynn Truelove
Chief Executive Officer

Stone County Hospital is pleased to welcome Lynn Truelove as Chief Executive Officer. With over 35 years of healthcare administration experience, Lynn brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to his new role as CEO that will continue to enhance quality of care at SCH. He has led and developed financial plans and operations for several healthcare facilities in the Southeast. Lynn is also well known and respected throughout the community, having received several accolades by his peers such as the “Heart of Diamonds” Award from the American Heart Association and recent recipient of the Blue Cross “Blue Distinction for Cardiac Care” award.

Dr. David Northington
Chief Medical Officer

Stone County Hospital is pleased to welcome David Northington, D.O. as the new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Northington has over 25 years of experience in Internal Medicine. He has held previous positions at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, most recently as the Chief Medical Information Officer. In his current position, will serve as the CMO for Stone County Hospital, Woodland Village Nursing Center, Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Leakesville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Theresa Payne R.N.
Chief Nursing Officer

Theresa Payne R.N. holds a position that allows her to continue the leadership and service she has brought to the facility over the past few years. She has more than 30 years of prior nursing experience in various roles within the hospital setting. Prior to this position, she was the Director of Quality and Risk Management and the Facility Compliance Officer for the past two years.

Tammy Harrell
Chief Financial Officer

A seasoned financial manager, Tammy has over 15 years of experience in accounting, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, cost reporting, revenue management and clinical improvements. She also brings experience with startup and financial management of hospital-related operations, including rural health clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and ambulance operations.

With many rural hospitals struggling to stay open, I work to make sure we have the resources necessary to continue our important work serving the community.