LAWTON, OK (KSWO)– RCCH HealthCare Partners has announced that Larry Rodgers is the new CEO of Southwestern Medical Center.
"I am so honored to have been chosen to lead this great organization. Driven by an outstanding culture and commitment to patient safety and high-quality care, Southwestern Medical Center has a great legacy of care and compassion to the Lawton and Ft. Sill area. I look forward to coming alongside the outstanding employees, volunteers, and physicians as we work to improve care and expand services available to our community," said Rodgers.
Rodgers has more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience. Rodgers hails from Missouri where he served as the CEO of Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He previously served as CEO, director of marketing and public relations, and COO in hospitals in Texas and Missouri.
"We are very pleased to welcome Larry and his wife Melody to the Lawton/Ft. Sill area. Larry has an outstanding record of leading growing healthcare organizations with great success in key areas like patient safety and the delivery of high-quality care. Larry's impressive resume and work history are outstanding but the thing that impressed us all was his sincerity and commitment to service. The board and I are very confident that Larry is the right person to lead our hospital into its very bright future," Shawn Anderson, Southwestern Medical Center Board Chair, said.
Rodgers' first day at Southwestern Medical Center is December 11.