Tag Archives: Wrangell Medical Center

Sanger reflects on three years as hospital CEO

Outgoing Wrangell Medical Center CEO Marla Sanger resigned this summer after about three years of leading the community-owned hospital. In this interview, she reflects on how the hospital has changed since 2012.

Wrangell Medical Center recovers a year after financial crisis

hospitalWrangell Medical Center is in good financial shape after the community-owned hospital almost ran out of cash last year.

WMC board candidates talk hospital issues

voteThere 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.

WMC board hires new hospital CEO

Aaron McPherson, Jeffrey Lyle and Robert RangThe Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hired Robert Rang of Kodiak on Thursday as the new hospital CEO.

Wrangell residents meet hospital CEO candidates

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hosted a community meet-and-greet Wednesday with three finalists for the hospital CEO position.

Borough Assembly and WMC enter line of credit agreement

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to set $500,000 aside for Wrangell Medical Center to borrow in case it runs out of cash.

WMC picks three finalists for CEO position

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors has chosen three finalists for the position of hospital CEO.

Assembly wants alternative to hospital’s request for line of credit

The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday rejected Wrangell Medical Center’s request to seek a line of credit from a bank or financial institution. Instead, the borough plans to set $500,000 aside for the hospital to access quickly in case it runs out of cash.

WMC starts search for new CEO

Wrangell Medical Center is looking for a new CEO after interim CEO Marla Sanger announced her resignation last month.

Wrangell, Petersburg hospitals share a financial administrator

It can be difficult for rural Alaskan hospitals to recruit experienced financial professionals. That’s why the hospitals in Wrangell and Petersburg are taking a new approach to that challenge by sharing a chief financial officer.