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Press Release 10 June 2022

CEO Doug Faus Named 83 Community Hospital CEOs to Know in 2022

In a list complied by Beckers, Doug Faus was named to 2022 list of 83 Community CEOs to Know

Ivinson Memorial Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, Doug Faus was recently recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of 83 Community Hospital CEOs to Know in 2022

Community hospitals are among the most important institutions in the communities they serve, and it’s up to the CEOs to ensure they thrive,” the article reads. The top executives are tasked with setting the patient care strategy and workforce culture at their hospitals. They are accountable for building financially sustainable organizations while also leading through uncertainty, especially during the pandemic. Many of the CEOs on this list have presided over big shifts in the healthcare workforce, digital transformation, addressing health inequities and more.”

After accepting nominations for the list, Becker’s considered leaders who are making a positive impact on their organization.

Under Faus’ leadership, Ivinson Memorial Hospital has been named one of the Top 100 Rural Community Hospitals for five years in a row by the Chartis Center for Rural Health and was a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in both 2019 and 2019. In 2021, Ivinson was awarded a 4‑star CMS Rating by the Quality and Safety Committee. 

Faus has led Ivinson through two major transitions during his tenure as CEO. In 2019, Ivinson transitioned to a 501c(3) nonprofit hospital and successfully implemented a new electronic health record system. In the eight years of Faus’ leadership, Ivinson has experienced tremendous growth with numerous renovations and expansions to the hospital facilities, most recently the opening of a new labor and delivery unit, the Women and Children Center. Additionally, Faus has supported the growth of several new service lines at Ivinson, including the launch of an orthopedic service line that opened in the fall of 2021

Faus serves as on the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance Board.