CHI Health has announced a new chief executive for its Nebraska and Iowa hospitals.
The health system said Thursday that E.J. Kuiper started Monday as the new CEO of CHI Health, which includes St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart hospitals in Lincoln. Kuiper also will serve as president of CommonSpirit Health’s Midwest Division, which covers 28 hospitals and other health facilities and practices in Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota.
Kuiper most recently served as president and CEO at Hospital Sisters Health System Illinois — a nine-hospital division totaling more than 1,150 beds. He received his bachelor’s