Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has appointed Dr. Corey Finch as the new secretary of health and mental health in his Cabinet. The position had been left vacant after Kevin Corbett’s stalled confirmation in the Senate.
Dr. Finch expressed his importance in the role, stating that he is eager to revitalize the healthcare system to support Oklahoma’s path toward better health and touch some of the state’s most vulnerable populations. He brings extensive experience in Oklahoma-based facilities and a unique perspective on the state’s healthcare system as a whole.
As secretary, Dr. Finch plans to ensure that Oklahoma’s healthcare agencies are working towards providing Oklahomans with access to necessary care and attention. Stitt praised Dr. Finch’s background in medicine, which makes him a qualified choice for the cabinet position. Confirmation from the Oklahoma Senate is a necessary additional step for members of the governor’s Cabinet before they can take office.
In his role, Dr. Finch aims to improve healthcare outcomes for the state’s residents by making healthcare more accessible and effective for all Oklahomans, regardless of their background or location within the state.
The appointment of Dr. Finch as secretary of health and mental health is an important step forward for Oklahoma’s residents who rely on quality healthcare services to maintain their well-being and overall happiness.
Stitt emphasized that he believes Dr. Finch will make an excellent addition to his cabinet team, bringing valuable knowledge and experience to this critical role.
Overall, this appointment marks a significant milestone in Governor Stitt’s efforts to make Oklahoma a healthier and happier state by improving access to quality healthcare services for its residents.