InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 Ron Peterson President and CEO Baxter Regional Medical Center 624 Hospital Drive Mountain Home, AR 72653 870-508-1039 www.baxter regional.org Peterson became President and CEO of Baxter Regional Medical Center in 2007, after more than 20 years of progressive healthcare experience. Prior to joining BRMC, he worked for Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, Kentucky, for 15 years, first as Vice President and then as President. He was also Chief Operating Officer at Incarnate Word Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and Vice President of Ancillary Services at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. Peterson earned a Master of Hospital and Health Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College in Morehead, Minnesota.
Alisa Petet-McElfresh Administrator GastroArkansas 409 N University Ave. Little Rock, AR 72205 501-664-6980 alisa@gastro arkansas.com Petet’s robust experience in the healthcare industry makes her uniquely qualified to be the Administrator at GastroArkansas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas Little Rock in 2007 with a degree in nursing. She has been a part of the GastroArkansas team since 2000, holding various roles throughout her tenure including Registered Nurse, Clinical Manager, Chief Operations Officer, and now Administrator. As Administrator, Petit is responsible for the overall success of all four clinic locations and the three endoscopy centers including pathology and anesthesia services. Petit also speaks nationally to independent medical practices and hospital systems to provide education on the changes in the healthcare landscape and also educates medical professionals on the treatment of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She was a nominee for the Arkansas State
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