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FORMER SHRINERS ADMINISTRATOR TO HEAD CURRY GENERAL Print E-mail
December 07, 2007 11:00 pm

GOLD BEACH – Bill McMillan, former administrator for Shriners Children's Hospital in Portland, began work Monday as the new administrator of the Curry General Hospital Health Network based in Gold Beach.

McMillan has some 20 years experience in healthcare, serving in administrative capacities with Sutter Health and Legacy.

He served as administrator / CEO with Guam Memorial Hospital and with Shriners Hospitals for Children.

He's also spent time in private enterprise developing and operating surgery centers, ambulatory care centers, provider networks and mobile services such as MRI and extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

McMillan is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives; he holds an MBA in management and a BA in Psychology from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, close to his home town of Cleveland.

McMillan has served as board chair of Family Health Services, a community health clinic that serves southeast Washington. He also served as treasurer of Burnside Community Council, a homeless shelter and medical clinic in Portland, and won the Carnation Company Volunteer of the Year for his work there.

He and his wife, Heather, have rented a house in Brookings. He says they are looking forward to building a new house and to being active in the community.

McMillan has been an avid scuba diver and instructor. He once owned a five-star facility sanctioned by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

McMillan says he is enthusiastic about leading the employees and medical staff of Curry General Hospital "on the path toward strong, positive change.

"In addition to regaining a positive financial status, I want the hospital and clinics to be a great place to work, with a team dedicated to great patient care and to each other," McMillan adds.

 

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