HOUSTON (April 02, 2015)

Kyle PriceKyle Price has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, effective April 5. Price succeeds CEO Erin Asprec, who was recently promoted to President of the South Region for the Memorial Hermann Health System.

“Kyle is a strategic thinker and a highly successful healthcare leader with a passion for helping others,” said Asprec. “He has an established operational expertise within our organization, which will serve him well as we continue to grow and provide safe, high quality care to the residents of our Southeast community.”

As Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Hermann Southeast for seven years, Price has been instrumental in establishing growth in the southeast market. He is a key member of the administrative and leadership team responsible for the development of Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, scheduled to open in March 2016, as well as the Memorial Hermann Pearland Convenient Care Center (CCC), which opened in February 2014. The Memorial Hermann Pearland CCC provides a 24-hour emergency center with 17 treatment rooms, imaging and laboratory services and primary care offices for adult and pediatric patients all in one facility. Price has also been involved in facilitating increased access to various services including oncology, heart and vascular, sports medicine and weight management.

“I am humbled to be given the opportunity to serve the great physicians, leaders, and employees of Memorial Hermann Southeast,” said Price. “As a long-time resident of the South Houston and Bay Area community, I know the important role our hospital plays in serving the healthcare needs of its residents.”

Price has spent the last decade of his career in a variety of leadership roles for Memorial Hermann including director of imaging and oncology services, administrative director of ancillary services, and administrative director of service lines. In those roles, Price provided operational leadership and administrative oversight for his departments and areas.

Price holds an associate degree in radiological sciences from South Arkansas College, a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Letourneau University, and is a graduate of the Advisory Board Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Price, and his wife Kim and their three children, reside in Alvin.

Memorial Hermann Southeast is part of Memorial Hermann’s South Region along with Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Surgical Hospital.