Wrangell Medical Center is in good financial shape after the community-owned hospital almost ran out of cash last year.
There are two open seats on the Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors for the Oct. 6 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections. Woody Wilson and Maxlyn Wiederspohn are each running for a four-year term on the hospital board.
The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hired Robert Rang of Kodiak on Thursday as the new hospital CEO.
The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hosted a community meet-and-greet Wednesday with three finalists for the hospital CEO position.
The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors has chosen three finalists for the position of hospital CEO.
Wrangell Medical Center is looking for a new CEO after interim CEO Marla Sanger announced her resignation last month.
Wrangell Medical Center held open meetings Thursday to start a second attempt at building a new community hospital after the first attempt stalled in 2012.
The Wrangell Medical Center is slowly recovering from a financial crisis that became apparent at the end of last year, but its financial problems aren’t over yet. That’s what Wrangell Medical Center CEO Marla Sanger told the hospital’s board of directors and the Borough Assembly this week.
Wrangell Medical Center’s auditor and former Chief Financial Officer told the hospital board Wednesday that the medical center has serious financial problems.
The board returned to one of its most difficult issues from this past year. Dr. Greg Salard’s suspension of privileges has been a major point of contention.