River Falls Area Hospital CEO David Miller named to list of CEOs to know

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. 10/9/2018  River Falls Area Hospital president David Miller has been named to Becker's Healthcare list of Critical Care Hospital CEOs to know. Miller is one of 71 hospital leaders selected to the list out of more than 1,300 Critical Assess Hospitals in the country.

"The men and women included on this list lead organizations that are regularly recognized for patient safety and quality," Becker's Healthcare said making the announcement. "These individuals hold an important role within their community, serving on corporate boards and state-level initiatives to improve access to care."

Miller has a long history in leadership at Allina Health. Miller has served as River Falls Area Hospital's president since 2008. He is a former nationally registered paramedic and served as the president of St. Paul, Minn.-based Allina Health Emergency Medical Services and Allina Health Urgent Care Clinics. Previously, he was vice president of operations for United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., where he led the development of the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute, the St. Paul Cancer Center and the Peter J. King Emergency Center. He also was responsible for multiple patient care departments, support services departments and strategic initiatives.

"Of course, I am being recognized because the staff at River Falls Area Hospital have done a great job with quality and safety," Miller said acknowledging the honor. "It is a big deal as there are about 1,350 Critical Assess Hospitals in the country — making this list the top 5 percent. This is a well-deserved honor that belongs to all of the dedicated River Falls Area Hospital staff."

About River Falls Area Hospital

River Falls Area Hospital, part of Allina Health, is a not-for-profit regional medical center committed to providing quality, comprehensive care to patients in western Wisconsin - from disease prevention to innovative diagnostic and treatment services for simple to complex medical conditions. The hospital provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, cancer care and emergency care services.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, home oxygen and medical equipment and emergency medical transportation services.

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