CHI Health names new CEO for Nebraska, Iowa hospitals | Local Business News

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.


E.J. Kuiper

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

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Nurses care for a COVID-19 patient in the infectious disease ward of the Strasbourg University Hospital, eastern France, Thursday Jan. 13, 2022. The omicron variant is exposing weaknesses at the heart of Europe’s public health system. In France and Britain, a sharp rise in coronavirus hospitalizations coupled with staff falling sick has led to a shortage of beds. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)