Cindy Bergmeier has been named Chief Operating Officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center.

Bergmeier comes to Rapides Regional Medical Center from the Tulane Health System, where she was associate chief operating officer and co-ethics and compliance officer. She also has served as vice president of ambulatory operations at Tulane.

Prior to moving to New Orleans, Bergmeier worked with HCA Physician Services in Kansas City for five years, as well as working in healthcare in California and Colorado.

She is a graduate of Fort Hays State University in Kansas and received her MBA in Health Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver in 2010. She is currently in the HCA Executive Development Program.