HealthEast Acute Care Hospitals include St. John's, St. Joseph's and Woodwinds Hospitals.
Scott L. North - Senior Vice President & President of Acute Care Hospitals
Scott has been employed with HealthEast since 1991. He served as associate administrator for both St. Joseph's and St. John's hospitals and was responsible for various clinical, outpatient and support services. Scott was named VP/CEO for St. John's Hospital in June 2002.
Scott has been in the health care business profession since 1979.
North holds a master of business administration degree from Ashland University, as well as a bachelor of science in healthcare administration from Bowling Green State University.
John Kvasnicka, MD - Executive Medical Director
Dr. Kvasnicka began with HealthEast as Medical Director for Emergency Medicine in 1999 and was the Executive Lead for HealthEast Medical Transportation from 2008 to 2009. He was named to his current position in 2009.
Dr. Kvasnicka attended medical school at the University of Nebraska and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Kvasnicka also earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska.
Dr. Kvasnicka is board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and he is a Certified Physician Executive by the American College of Physician Executives.
Deb Hurd - Vice President of Acute Care Nursing
Deb joined HealthEast in 1984 and held positions as administrative nursing supervisor at Midway and Bethesda hospitals. In 1998 Deb became the director of patient care services at St. John's, and in 2002 she was named the associate administrator for nursing services. Deb currently works as the Vice President of Acute Care Nursing.
Hurd holds a master of science in nursing from the University of Minnesota, as well as a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Minnesota.