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Rapid City Regional Hospital Names Vice President of Medical Affairs

Jul 05, 2014 09:16PM ● By MED Magazine

Rapid City Regional Hospital (RCRH) recently announced Robert Houser, M.D., as the Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Houser moved into his new role with the organization June 1.

As the Vice President of Medical Affairs, Dr. Houser will provide physician perspective on the Administrative team and serve as a physician advocate promoting effective physician, hospital and system relationships. He will also serve on the Regional Health Executive Team.

An RCRH Hospitalist since June 2008, Dr. Houser has been an active leader in the organization. He currently serves as the Co-Medical Director of Hospitalist Services and has been instrumental in helping grow the Hospitalist group at RCRH. He previously served as Chairman of the Internal Medicine Department from Dec. 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013.

“We are delighted Dr. Houser has accepted this challenging and important leadership role at Rapid City Regional Hospital,” said Tim Sughrue, CEO of Rapid City Regional Hospital. “He is an experienced medical professional who has clearly demonstrated his understanding of how a hospital functions. We are confident Dr. Houser will be a positive change agent for the benefit of patients.”