We’re confident in B. E. Smith’s ability to secure a seasoned CEO who will help us maintain our financial strength and retain physicians while continuing to grow our business.
Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) April 21, 2011
Management at B. E. Smith today announced that the firm has been retained to lead a national CEO search for OakLeaf Surgical Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis. The only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers and the top executive recruiter in the market, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations worldwide last year.
“We’re seeking an executive who brings a proven track record working with physician partners to improve quality, efficiency and patient experience,” said Mike Staheli, OakLeaf Surgical Hospital. “We’re confident in B. E. Smith’s ability to secure a seasoned CEO who will help us maintain our financial strength and retain physicians while continuing to grow our business.”
OakLeaf Surgical Hospital is a 13-bed, private hospital designed specifically for surgery, with 60 surgeons in 15 specialties providing inpatient and outpatient procedures in orthopedics and sports medicine; gynecology; plastic surgery; hand surgery; cosmetic surgery; ophthalmology; gastroenterology; otolaryngology; general surgery; podiatric surgery; urology; and vascular surgery. The organization, which has been rated “best in the nation” for patient satisfaction by Medicare’s “Hospital Compare” website, offers seven surgical suites, two GI suites and a pain management center. The CEO will lead several critical initiatives for the organization, including opening a new facility.
About OakLeaf Surgical Hospital:
In 2001, a group of independent physicians established OakLeaf Surgical Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis., a private hospital designed exclusively for surgery. Today, 60 surgeons in 15 specialties offer surgical procedures at OakLeaf Surgical Hospital on an outpatient or overnight stay basis. This unique, state-of-the-art facility offers an alternative to the large institution and is part of the OakLeaf Medical Network, which serves more than 30 communities in Western Wisconsin. OakLeaf Surgical Hospital is licensed, Joint Commission accredited and Medicare certified, and was ranked highest for overall patient satisfaction by the federal government’s survey of hospital patients. For more information, visit http://www.oakleafsurgical.com.
About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create solutions that uniquely fit their needs. B. E. Smith, the No. 1 ranked executive search firm by Modern Healthcare, maintains one of the largest databases of skilled healthcare leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 total leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.