Kearney Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the hiring of Bill Calhoun as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Calhoun comes to Kearney Regional from the state of Florida where he was President of Hospital Operations for Health First, an independent healthcare system in central Florida.
Prior to his role as President for Health First, Bill was the President and Regional Vice President for Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care for the Eastern Region of Wisconsin and President of Mercy Medical Center.
“Early on, I am eager to listen and see first-hand the KRMC mission in action,” added Calhoun, new CEO at Kearney Regional. “Getting to know my colleagues is important to me. I want to learn what inspires our team members and what we do well. This understanding will serve as a foundation for building upon our strengths and further developing our services.”
Bill is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and advanced training in healthcare administration from the University of Wisconsin – Superior.
Bill has been active in professional and community organizations and has served various governing boards and health foundations within the American College of Healthcare Executives, Chambers of Commerce, United Way, and Boys and Girls Club.
“I see a future that recognizes and anticipates local needs and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to excellence in all that we do. I believe there is an opportunity to broaden our services and expand our reach to create improved access and convenience for those we serve.”