The Rawlins County Health Center (RCHC) publishes a monthly newsletter with current information about our hospital, clinics, and community.
For Immediate Release – November 12, 2020
Atwood and Goodland, KS – Rawlins County Health Center and Goodland Regional Medical Center are announcing the resignation of CEO/CMO Ronald Robinson, MD, effective November 20, 2020.
During Dr. Robinson’s time at both RCHC and GRMC, he has been instrumental in bringing a collaborative approach to patient care. He has provided excellent leadership and knowledge in delivering financial sustainability for both facilities and was a vital component in preparing the hospitals for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. While we are sad to see Dr. Robinson leave, he has been asked to be the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Denver VA beginning Monday, November 23, 2020. His outstanding leadership and knowledge will help our nation’s veterans receive quality healthcare in his new role.
During the transition, Josh Neff, Vice President of Integration and Rural Health with Centura, will be the interim CEO at both facilities. As Centura’s executive leader for Rural Health, Josh has worked hand-in-hand with both hospitals, their respective boards, providers and leadership teams for the last two years. He will be working with both hospital boards and key stakeholders to recruit a new CEO. RCHC and GRMC wish Ron well on his new endeavor and are excited to work with Josh daily.
Harlan Holste, RCHC Board of Trustees, Chairperson
Greg Cure, GRMC Board of Trustees, Chairperson
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For Immediate Release
Atwood, KS – Rawlins County Health Center is proud to announce that Tamara Robbins, MD, will begin her Atwood practice in January 2021. Dr. Robbins and her family will be moving to Rawlins County from northeastern Indiana.
Dr. Robbins is board certified in family medicine, receiving her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine and proudly serves her current community, not only as a physician, but as an elected County Commissioner as well.
“I grew up in a rural, farming community, so I know and appreciate the value of hard work,” said Dr. Robbins. “I look forward to the opportunity of providing exceptional, personalized healthcare that every Rawlins County resident deserves.”
Dr. Robbins’ has been honored four times by her local newspaper as one of “Wells County’s Best Family Physicians” in its annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
“The hospital and board are thrilled to bring a medical doctor back to Rawlins County – a development the community has anticipated for a number of years,” said Dr. Ron Robinson, RCHC CEO. “Dr. Robbins will make a wonderful addition to our medical staff as she provides comprehensive family medical care to this area. I truly believe she is a good fit for our community. Dr. Robbins will initially practice part-time here, and part-time in Goodland. Our vision is for her Atwood practice to rapidly build to full-time.”
Dr. Robbins will join Mary Wilkinson, DC, FNP in the traditional clinic schedule. Jason Kearns, PA-C, Jose Renteria, ACNP, Paul Young, PA-C, and Brian Holgrem, PA-C will work on a rotating block schedule of four days on and eight days off while they also cover the emergency room. Dr. Travis Daise will remain on the medical staff during the transition to Dr. Robbins’ new practice.
October 6, 2020
Suzanna Koel 785-626-3211 ext. 220
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