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Steve Tenhouse receives ICAHN's 'President's Award'


The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network recently awarded Steve Tenhouse, CEO, Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, its President’s Award for his dedicated service and outstanding leadership to the statewide hospital organization.

Steve served as one of the original founding members of ICAHN in 2003 and later joined the ICAHN Board in 2007. He was elected Board President in 2009 and has served on the Finance Committee, the Legislative and Regulatory Committee, and the Critical Access Hospital Vision Committee. He, most recently, also agreed to serve as governing Board Chair of the newly formed Illinois Rural Community Care Organization.

“Steve is known as a change agent and as a pioneer,” said Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, during ceremonies held November 9th at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield. “Steve has been instrumental in leading transformational change for both ICAHN’s Accountable Care Organization and also within his own organization, instilling a culture of wellness and best patient experience. We are very proud to award Steve this honor. It is well-deserved.”

Pictured is Steve Tenhouse, CEO, Kirby Medical Center, and Mark Rossi, ICAHN Board President.