Edward J. “Ted” Rogalski, FACHE, Administrator, Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network at its annual member meeting on November 14th in Champaign. In his new role, Mr. Rogalski will support the organization and its mission to strengthen and provide assistance and resources to its 55 member hospitals.
Pat Schou, Executive Director of ICAHN said, “I am excited about working with Ted in the coming year. He will bring valuable experience to our board and help us navigate through the many changes and exciting times that are ahead of us.”
During his 20 years with Genesis Health System, Mr. Rogalski has held a number of leadership positions. Over the past six years, he has directed operations in Aledo, IL where he joined the organization under a management agreement with Mercer County Hospital (now Genesis Medical Center, Aledo). During his tenure, Rogalski led a $1.6 million dollar turn-around effort and successfully guided the organization through affiliation and ultimately acquisition. On February 1, 2013, Mercer County Hospital, Medical Associates Clinic (a six provider RHC) and Mercer County Nursing Home (92 bed LTC) joined Genesis Health System. The Hospital immediately embarked on an extensive $12 million renovation plan. Prior to joining Genesis, Rogalski worked for Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA; Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN; and started his healthcare career at St. Luke’s Hospital, Davenport, IA.
A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Rogalski currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Illinois Health and Hospital Association; Board Member, Association Venture Corp of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association; and member of the Legislative Committee for the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network. He has also served as the Chair for the Small and Rural Hospital Committee of the Illinois Hospital Association and has been an active community volunteer and serves or has served on the boards of the Vera French Mental Health Center, Mercer County Better Together, St. Paul the Apostle School, Assumption High School Century Club, and Mercer Foundation for Health and Friendship Manor. Rogalski and his wife, Lisa, have five children.