Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan Names Interim CEO

Randy Peterson
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Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan announced a new face will be taking the reins as CEO during its transition period.

The hospital Thursday named Randy Peterson as acting CEO until a new president and CEO is identified.

Peterson is senior vice president of regional operations for Via Christi Health System. Under contract, the CEO of Mercy reports directly to Peterson in his role at VCHS.

Peterson took the place of former CEO Richard Allen. Allen resigned January 13th.