Named Interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital
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Luke's Health System announced today Hedrick Medical Center CEO, Steve Schieber, FACHE, FACMPE will
also assume interim leadership of Wright Memorial Hospital, streamlining leadership of the two facilities and
consolidating management of Saint Luke's northern Missouri market. Schieber assumed duties as CEO of Hedrick
Medical Center in September 2015 and during his tenure Hedrick has grown and prospered becoming one of the top
critical access hospitals in the nation. "Hedrick Medical Center has experienced great success under
Steve's leadership," said Julie Quirin, FACHE, Saint Luke's Health System Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice
President. "He is an effective and collaborative leader who has done a superb job serving the patients, physicians
and community of Chillicothe. We are confident that under his guidance, both Hedrick Medical Center and
Wright Memorial Hospital will continue to grow and thrive for many years to
come." Schieber joined Saint Luke's Health System in 2012 as Director of Regional Development, tasked with supporting all Saint
Luke's critical access hospitals, including Hedrick Medical Center, in the expansion of services they provide to communities.
With the announcement of Schieber assuming the role of
interim CEO for Wright Memorial, all senior hospital leadership positions have been consolidated for the two facilities including Chief
Financial Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Human Resources. In his expanded role, Schieber will continue to work closely with the
boards of directors of both facilities. Quirin noted the strategic decision to manage both facilities as a single northern Missouri market offered multiple benefits to patients, providers and employees of Wright Memorial
and Hedrick Medical Center. Consolidation creates efficiencies that strengthens the health and vitality of both institutions, creates a more consistent patient experience, improves the ability to recruit and retain physicians, optimizes services, and offers greater professional growth opportunities for hospital staff.
"I am excited and honored by the opportunity to lead these two
high quality institutions," said Schieber. "I recognize that this decision reflects Saint
Luke's staunch commitment to providing lifesaving care to the residents of our surrounding counties and I look forward to serving these
communities with much needed services and exceptional care."
Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe serves Livingston County, Missouri, and its surrounding communities. A city-owned, not-for-profit critical access hospital,
Hedrick Medical Center is the only Joint Commission-accredited hospital in
north central Missouri. Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton serves
Grundy and Mercer Counties, Missouri, and their surrounding communities. Founded in 1903, Wright Memorial Hospital opened a new,
state-of-the-art facility in 2011. Both facilities are 25-bed acute care hospitals offering comprehensive care, including 24-hour emergency services, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing, 3-D mammography, inpatient and outpatient surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, a specialty clinic, and primary care offices.
Names Steven Schieber New Hospital CEO
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Schieber, MBA, FACMPE, FACHE has been appointed CEO for Hedrick Medical Center effective
September 20. Schieber joined Saint Luke's Health System in 2012 as Director of Regional Development, tasked
with supporting all Saint Luke's critical access hospitals, including Hedrick Medical Center, in the expansion of
services they provide to communities. In his new role, Schieber will expand collaborative relationships in the
Chillicothe community and the surrounding region, lead the development of successful models of care, and continue
to grow the culture of respect and transparency at Hedrick Medical Center. Prior to joining Saint
Luke's, Schieber held leadership roles regionally in health care and banking.
"Steve is an effective and collaborative leader, and we are excited for his move into this important role at Hedrick Medical
Center," said Julie Quirin, SLHS senior vice president of hospital operations.
"His many accomplishments include enabling Saint Luke's regional growth and expanding
mutually beneficial relationships for patients, physicians, and communities throughout our
region." Schieber holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and Master of Business Administration degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.