Fairfax, December, 2014: The Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce that Roger Steinkruger has accepted the permanent CEO position. Roger joined CH-F in August as an Interim CEO after the resignation of Myra Evans.
“The Board of Directors and staff have been very impressed with Roger since he joined us in August. He brings strong leadership and many years of experience to the hospital and community. We couldn’t be more pleased that he accepted our offer to become the permanent CEO. ” Bob Jackson, Board Chair, explained.
Roger brings 40 years of healthcare experience to CH-F. Originally from rural Nebraska, he began his career with Bryan Medical Center first serving as a respiratory therapist and then in many additional leadership positions. After twenty years with the Bryan system, he returned to rural Nebraska and South Dakota serving as CEO of several different hospitals. Most recently, Roger was the CEO at Tri-Valley Health System in Cambridge, Nebraska, where he oversaw the construction of a new critical access facility.
Since joining CH-F as interim CEO in August, Roger has already been instrumental in many positive initiatives at Community Hospital-Fairfax. Under his leadership, CH-F has implemented a new quality program initiated with a survey by DNV in 2015. He has also formed a leadership team and restructured the organization. His goals for the future include growing services CH-F offers, developing a robust quality program and increasing community outreach.
“I have been very grateful for the warm welcome that I have received from staff and the communities within our service area. It is my honor to serve Community Hospital-Fairfax as CEO,” commented Roger.
About Community Hospital-Fairfax
Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) is a non-profit, critical access hospital serving acute, skilled and obstetrical patients since 1949. In addition to inpatient services, CH-F is proud to provide therapy, radiology, lab, respiratory therapy, specialty clinics and surgery to Northwest Missouri. More information can be found at www.FairfaxMed.com