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Regional appoints new CEO

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Rich Robinson, CEO for Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Rich Robinson, CEO for Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Rich Robinson has been appointed to CEO at Yakima Regional Medical Cardiac Center.

The announcement was made Thursday.

Robinson will also oversee the hospital operations at Toppenish Community Hospital.

Prior to Yakima, Robinson has served as CEO at Women and Children's Hospital with Community Health Systems in Lake Charles, LA, and at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell, NM.

"I enjoy mentoring people and working side-by-side with a team who shares my mission of improving care for patients.  Ultimately, helping people heal is a great honor and gift that we as caregivers and hospital staff have the privilege of taking part in," said Robinson in a statement.

Robinson earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA. He also received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from California State University Stanislaus in Turlock, California.

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