Jackson, Tennessee (July 7, 2021) – West Tennessee Healthcare is pleased to announce that Scott
Barber has accepted the permanent position of Chief Executive Officer at Dyersburg Hospital after
serving as interim CEO since June 2020. As CEO at Dyersburg Hospital, Barber will be responsible for all
operations and overall management of the facility.
Barber earned his Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and his Master of Business
Administration degrees from Bethel University, and has had extensive experience working in emergency
management. Barber is very active in his church and is involved in several community civic
organizations. He also served in the Tennessee Army National Guard as a 19 th Delta Cavalry Scout. Barber
has been married for 27 years to his wife Kim and has two daughters, Lauren and Grace.
“We are excited that Scott has accepted this permanent position within our West Tennessee Healthcare
team, and we believe that his experience and leadership will help us continue Dyersburg Hospital’s
mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the community,” said Tina Prescott, Chief Operating
About West Tennessee Healthcare:
West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit healthcare system with locations serving 19
counties in West Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is
to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve while providing exceptional and
compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wth.org.