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D'Angelo named CEO of Banner Churchill Community Hospital


FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 2, 2012) – Jim Ferando, Western Region president for Banner Health, has named John D’Angelo as chief executive officer for Banner Churchill Community Hospital effective March 5.

D’Angelo replaces Walt Beck, who resigned as CEO in January.

Steve Fraker, the hospital’s chief financial officer, will continue to serve as interim CEO until D’Angelo’s arrival.

D’Angelo currently serves as associate administrator at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo., a 336-bed hospital operated by Banner Health.

Prior to assuming that role, D’Angelo served as the hospital’s director of Respiratory, Sleep and Neurodiagnostic Services. During his time with NCMC, D’Angelo also completed a successful six-month assignment as interim CEO for Banner Health’s Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, Wyo. He began his health care career in the northeast United States, serving in a variety of leadership roles.

D’Angelo’s educational background includes a bachelor of science in hospital administration from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences and a master of education in psychoeducational processes from Temple University in Philadelphia. He has earned the certification of Fellow from the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a registered respiratory therapist.

He and his wife of 35 years, Kathy, have four children and one grandchild.

“John is a proven Banner leader who can successfully move the team at Banner Churchill toward industry leadership in a competitive market,” Ferando said. “His operations background and leadership throughout his healthcare career make him ideal for this role.”

D’Angelo said he looks forward to working with the team at Banner Churchill and becoming a part of the Fallon community. “Kathy and I are excited about this opportunity,” he said, “and we are eager to get to know the staff at Banner Churchill. I am looking forward to working in an environment where we are all accountable for employee engagement, patient satisfaction, quality results, physician friendly environment and financial success.  I am sure we will be successful on all of these priorities at Banner Churchill.” 

About Banner Churchill Medical Center
Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nev. is a 40-bed licensed hospital that opened in 1996. We offer acute and primary care, including comprehensive emergency care with an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. 

About Banner Health
Phoenix-based Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns or manages 23 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care services, a nursing registry and home medical equipment services in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.

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