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Chelan hospital Board approves schematic design concept for new building

The Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics (LCCHC) Board of Commissioners voted to accept the schematic design concept for the new hospital building at a special Board meeting Oct. 1. The approval allows the team to continue forward with specific design development, explained Mike Ellis, LCCHC Interim CEO. The LCCHC Board Facilities Steering Committee worked […]

Chelan hospital Board hires George Rohrich as new CEO

The Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics (LCCHC) Board of Commissioners voted to hire George Rohrich as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), beginning December 2019, during their regular Board meeting Sept. 24. Current Chief Financial Officer Mike Ellis will serve as interim CEO until Rohrich’s arrival. “I am very excited to join the team […]

Get ready for Chelan Hospital’s annual Fun Run with Walk-A-Doc Thursdays

Dr. Ann Diamond will help you prepare for this year’s annual Max Family Fun Run with four Walk-A-Doc events at Riverwalk Park on Thursday mornings at 7:30. Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) invites all ages to these informal walking activities. They begin Thursday, Aug. 22. It’s a great chance to get some exercise […]

Impact Community Health at Aug. 8 Focus Group Meeting

Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) invites you to a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) focus group meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM at the Chelan Senior Center. Every three years, the hospital and regional partners from Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties collaborate and perform a CHNA to better […]

Board approves block design for new hospital building

The Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics Board of Commissioners voted to approve the block design for the new hospital building at their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 18. The design allows for future expansion. Click here to see the DRAFT document.

CEO Steve Patonai will retire this fall

From the LCCHC Board of Commissioners With good wishes as well as regret the Board of Commissioners of LCCHC announces the planned retirement of Chief Executive Officer Steve Patonai, effective this fall. “While we have known all along that Steve would be with us for only a short time, his excellent service and vision for […]

Colon cancer, colonoscopies and one woman’s story

On June 20, Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics will be the happy host of a 10-foot tall pop-up, super-sized colon. Visitors can tunnel through the 20-foot inflatable large intestine, which weighs almost 150 pounds, to learn more about pre-cancerous conditions and the various stages of colon cancer, as well as cancer prevention and early […]

Ross Hurd again named one of nation’s community CIOs to know

For the eighth time, Ross Hurd, Chief Information Officer at Lake Chelan Community Hospital, was recognized as one of the nation’s Community Hospital CIOs to Know by Becker’s Healthcare. Hurd was one of 71 CIOs listed. Hospitals and health systems rely on CIOs and IT department leaders to develop long-term technology strategy and oversee EMR […]