“We welcome David Conejo to the ’60 Rural Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know in 2019′,” said Scott Becker, CEO, Becker’s Healthcare. “Mr. Conejo brings tireless fitness care management to the citizens of Gallup New Mexico and extra McKinley County day by day. His services to the area’s homeless and his quest to get rid of dependency in the community thru behavioral health care innovation are testaments to being named a member of our rural CEO listing.”

Conejo, who also serves as president of the New Mexico Rural Hospital Network and is a board member of the New Mexico Hospital Association, become referred to by means of the booklet and mentioned for his incredible achievements:

“Mr. Conejo oversees the 69-mattress, acute-care Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services. With a personnel of 500, together with 70 vendors, the hospital sees an expected one hundred fifty,000 people dwelling in northwest New Mexico and eastern Arizona. Mr. Conejo has received several honors at some stage in his profession, inclusive of the Torch Essence of Leadership Award and the American Hospital Association’s Foster G. McGaw Prize.”

Becker’s Healthcare well-known nominations for this listing and is taken into consideration a pacesetter making a fantastic impact on its organizations. The CEOs featured lead hospitals always recognized by using the National Rural Health Association, American Hospital Association, and HIMSS as top establishments. Others sit down on a nearby chamber of commerce boards and serve state sanatorium associations.

“I am commemorated to be decided on as one of the recipients for this national award,” stated David Conejo, CEO, RMCHCS. “Rural hospitals are not just the lifeblood of health care across many components of the U.S., however, hope for higher, healthier families and the following day packed with the promise of a brighter future.”

Conejo has additionally been decided on by using the National Association of Rural Mental Health to conduct a workshop entitled “Fixing the Behavioral Healthcare Fix: Treating 22,000 Addicts” at its annual conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Aug. 26-29. He formerly spoke on information integration on the IT Expo in Boston.

In addition, Conejo turned into nominated through RMCHCS health facility board chairman David Dallago for the American Hospital Association’s Rural Mental Health Hospital Leadership Award and the National Cooperative of Health Networks Association Outstanding Network Leadership Award.

Under Conejo’s leadership, RMCHCS is the primary clinic in New Mexico honored with a “Patient Safety Excellence Award” for 5 consecutive years and ranked in the top 10 percent of the state’s hospitals for patient protection.

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