Osage – Mitchell County Regional Health Center is pleased to announce Kevin Runolfson recently accepted the Administrative role of CEO for the health care center.
Runolfson joins the MCRHC team with 10 years of experience in healthcare settings, including management duties in areas such as Cardiology and Pulmonology, and director responsibilities in areas of family practice, critical care, and OB/GYN.
Most recently, Runolfson held the role of Director of Specialty Business Lines at Mercy Medical Center, North Iowa. In this role he had the opportunity to lead several departments both financially and operationally, including Emergency Department physicians, Internal Medicine Hospitalists, Pediatric Hospitalists, Hemotology/Oncology physicians, Radiation Oncology physicians, Pulmonology/Critical Care physicians OB/GYN and Family Practice Residency.
Runolfson also filled the role of Interim CEO with MCRHC since May of 2012.
Additionally, Runolfson served as the liaison between Mercy North Iowa and the Mitchell County Regional Health Center Board of Trustees.
Runolfson obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and a Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Administration degrees from the University of Iowa.
Runolfson and his family plan to relocate to Osage from their current home in Mason City.
According to Kara Naig, Director of Public Relations at MCRHC, an open house welcoming Runolfson and his family is slated for Tuesday, August 21 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Sunnyside Café and main lobby of the healthcare center.
“I encourage people from communities across Mitchell County and beyond to attend the open house to meet Kevin and his family and welcome them into our community,” Naig said.