• Happening Now

    “This is the single most transformative time in the health care industry in decades, and we want to be able to fully leverage the opportunities out there as we seek to make health care better for the communities we are privileged to serve.” Meet new President & CEO Mike Wiechart and learn more about how Capella Healthcare is ready for the future in our newest edition of Capella Connections. Read more here>>    


Featured News

Signing the collaborative agreement that will improve quality and access to health care for the South Sound region in Washington state are (from left): Michael Wiechart, President and CEO of Capella Healthcare;  Johnese Spisso, UW Medicine Chief Health System Officer; and Jim Geist, CEO of Capital Medical Center in Olympia, WA.

UW Medicine and Capital Medical Center Form New Collaboration

  UW Medicine and Capital Medical Center, in Olympia, Wash., have signed an agreement selecting UW Medicine as the healthcare system of choice for...

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Capella Healthcare Announces Year-End 2013 Results – Hospitals Earn National Recognition

Capella Healthcare Announces Year-End 2013 Results – Hospitals Earn National Recognition

Franklin, TN.  March 7, 2014 – Capella Healthcare has announced financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2013.  Highlights included the...

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Capella Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Erik Swensson Retiring

Capella Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Erik Swensson Retiring

Franklin, TN.  February 25, 2014 – Erik Swensson, MD, FACS, who has served as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Capella Healthcare since January of...

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Giselle Krieger achieves Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management

Giselle Krieger achieves Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management

Franklin, TN.  February 14, 2014.  Giselle Krieger, RN, BSN, MS, CPHRM, Vice President–Risk Management at Capella Healthcare, has earned the designation of Certified Professional...

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Capella Healthcare Announces Leadership Promotions

Capella Healthcare Announces Leadership Promotions

FRANKLIN, TN.  February 5, 2014. Capella Healthcare has announced eight promotions, according to Michael Wiechart, President and Chief Executive Officer. Michelle Carpenter has been promoted...

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  • Accolades


    RECOGNIZED FOR GROWTH:

    For the second consecutive year, Capella Healthcare made Modern Healthcare’s list of fastest-growing healthcare companies as part of the magazine’s “Healthcare’s Hottest” recognition program. Capella was one of just four health systems/hospitals on the list of 40, and one of 13 companies to make the list both years. Read more here>>

    BEST PLACE TO WORK HONORS:

    Southwestern Medical Center (Lawton, OK) has been named to Becker’s annual list of “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The organizations honored offer robust benefit packages, positive work environments, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education." Read more here>>