Vibra Hospital of Springfield announced a new CEO this week.

Brett Johnson comes to Vibra from Ohio, where he most recently served as CEO of Regency Hospital in Sylvania. Johnson has served more than 20 years in administration of skilled nursing facilities.

“It is an honor and a privilege for me to lead a hospital that has served the community so well for seven years,” Johnson said. “I look forward to working with the physicians, nurses, employees, leadership and the executive team at Vibra Hospital of Springfield to ensure the best care for the patients we serve.”

Opened in 2013, Vibra is a 50-bed hospital at 701 N. Walnut St. offering long term acute care for critically ill patients with chronic illnesses requiring extended recovery.