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Community open house welcomes new North Valley Hospital CEO, Kevin Abel

Kevin Abel, CEO North Valley HospitalNorth Valley Hospital welcomed Kevin Abel, who started his position as CEO of North Valley Hospital on April 2. Abel comes to North Valley Hospital from Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics in Chelan, WA, where he served as CEO since 2009. With more than 18 years in health care, Abel’s experience spans health care finance, quality, facilities, human resources, marketing, contract negotiations, board relations and strategic planning. His leadership philosophy includes fostering an environment of respect and collaboration by developing positive relationships with providers, caregivers and business partners. In his free time, Abel and his family enjoy hiking, skiing, fishing and all the outdoors has to offer.

Community members are invited to an open house on Thursday, May 10 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Cafe at North Valley Hospital to meet and welcome him to the community. There will be hospital tours, information about services, and light refreshments available.