River’s Edge Hospital leader named to top CEO list

George Rohrich, CEO at River’s Edge Hospital in St. Peter has been named to the Becker’s Healthcare list of the top 71 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to know in 2018.  The individuals on the list lead organizations consistently recognized for patient safety, quality, patient experience and financial stability.  They are also leading construction projects or strategic partnerships with other local healthcare organizations.

“I am honored to be recognized in this list published by Becker’s,” said Rohrich.  “Working at River’s Edge is one of the great highlights of my career because the physicians and staff are second to none nationally. This is proven time and again through awards and recognitions like this.”

Mr. Rohrich joined River’s Edge in 2014 after serving as CEO at Memorial Regional Health Medical Clinic in Craig, Colorado for seven years.  During his time as CEO at River’s Edge Hospital, the organization has been recognized at the state and national level for employee retention and satisfaction, patient satisfaction, and patient safety and quality by the Minnesota Hospital Association, the National State Offices of Rural Health, The Studer Group, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service Hospital Compare. Currently, River’s Edge Hospital is undergoing a $33.8 million expansion and renovation project that includes increasing the number of patient rooms, a larger emergency department, increased surgical services capacity, dining services, and larger outpatient therapy.