Jamestown, ND, November 6, 2013 Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) CEO Todd Hudspeth has informed the JRMC Board of Directors of his resignation, effective January 14, 2014.
has accepted a hospital CEO position at Cass County Health System
in Atlantic, Iowa.
stated that his
fianc, children, siblings and parents all live in Iowa and that he
has struggled to stay connected to them with the distance.
This was an incredibly difficult decision for me because I work with a very talented and dedicated team of healthcare professionalsthe administrative team, managers, employees, board and physicians are all dedicated to helping JRMC
become the best rural hospital in the country, said Hudspeth
, I leave JRMC
knowing that the hospital has a very bright future ahead of it and I am confident that JRMC will continue to excel in achieving its goals that have been set for the coming years.
Hudspeth became JRMCs President and CEO in August 2011, the same time that the new facility opened.
is credited with helping to open and fine-tune the new building as well as leading the effort to construct the 45,000 square foot medical office building attached to the west side of JRMC
was a key leader in bringing new services to JRMC
, like the addition of orthopedics and technology like 3D mammographyNorth Dakotas first.
also initiated the hospitals current effort to add oncology services to the community.
Two-and-a-half years ago Todd was hired as the CEO because he conveyed big-picture thinking.
values the importance of strategic planning and implementation, and it shows.
Our latest employee and customer satisfaction rankings are positive, and indicate that the cultural change he
is promoting has been very successful, said Connie Krapp, JRMC Board Chair, In the upcoming weeks we will finalize a deal with Sanford Health that will bring cancer treatment to Jamestown.
provided the leadership and vision that made that and other endeavors a reality.
Prior to joining JRMC, Hudspeth was CEO of Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa.
Hudspeth has held other leadership positions, including CEO at Guthrie County Hospital in Guthrie Center, Iowa, director of the Storz Cancer Institute at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, NE and manager of Radiation Oncology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.