McCoy tapped to be new GRHS CEO

Health system board picks interim CEO for permanent post


WEST BURLINGTON – Great River Health System Board of Directors has unanimously approved the selection of Dr. Michael McCoy as full-time President and CEO of Great River Health. Previously, Dr. McCoy served as Acting President and CEO.

“The board is confident that Dr. McCoy has the experience and qualities to lead the organization. We are committed to our mission of empowering our people to provide compassionate, highquality care, while being good stewards of our resources in Southeast Iowa,” stated Douglas Martin, Great River Health System Board Chair.

Dr. McCoy joined Great River Medical Center’s medical staff in 1990 and was appointed Chief Medical Officer of Great River Health in 2015.

“I look forward to continuing my work with the board, medical staff and employees of the health system. Our priority is to continue to deliver outstanding services close to home and to strengthen our relationships in our communities,” McCoy said.

McCoy replaces Matt Wenzel, who resigned abruptly on Oct. 14 after serving five years as president and CEO.

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