Only one trustee based in each of the five regions and are made up of hospital CEOs. Gleason was chosen from a pool of applicants for Region One. He is expected to complete the term of
Spring stepped down as CEO when the Whitefish hospital merged with
Gleason, however, has in the past served with the association before, when he was CEO in
This mission includes all aspects of health care services, including inpatient and outpatient, nursing facilities, home health, hospice, physician, assisted living, senior housing and insurance services. Ranging from rural communities to the largest hospitals in the state. The group is an advocate for members' interests with state and federal agencies, legislative bodies, regulations, health related data, educational programs and communications.
"This gives me the opportunity to work with the upcoming legislative session on rural healthcare and the importance of small hospitals in these areas," Gleason said. "The mission of the
Gleason's first meeting was with the
The committee will continue to meet periodically throughout the year, with Gleason's term ending in
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