Gerald Worrick, president and CEO of Door County Medical Center, has been named one of the top 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know 2018 by Becker’s Healthcare. The CEOs featured on this list have overcome significant challenges operating rural community and critical access hospitals to lead sustainable and thriving organizations. Many CEOs have served their institutions for decades, recruiting physicians, expanding services and implementing technology platforms to ensure the best care possible for their communities.
Becker’s Healthcare accepted nominations for this list and considered leaders making a positive impact on their organizations. The CEOs featured lead hospitals consistently recognized by the National Rural Health Association, American Hospital Association and HIMSS as top institutions; others sit on local chamber of commerce boards and serve state hospital associations.
Worrick has overseen the hospital’s efforts to affiliate with Hospital Sisters Health System. He oversees a medical staff that includes more than 175 physicians at the critical access hospital and satellite clinics. Worrick also has experience in leadership roles with the American Hospital Association and served in administrative positions at hospitals in Chicago and Eau Claire, Wis., before joining Door County.