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Great Plains Health announces Ivan Mitchell as new chief executive officer

North Platte, Neb. October 29, 2021 – After a nationwide search, the Great Plains Health board of directors is proud to announce that Ivan Mitchell has accepted the role of chief executive officer at GPHealth. Mitchell, who is currently the chief operating officer at GPHealth, is set to assume the role on Jan. 1, 2022.

Consulting firm Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) conducted the nationwide search and reviewed over 100 candidates. At the end of the search, Mitchell was the clear choice among the board of directors, medical staff and senior leadership.

Mel McNea, retiring chief executive officer of GPHealth, says, “I am excited for Ivan and this next chapter for the hospital. I have the highest confidence in Ivan and his ability to continue to move this organization in the right direction. We have worked hard to build a thriving culture and I know Ivan will do nothing but the best as the leader of GPHealth.”

Read the full press release on the GPHealth Website. 

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