David L. Engel joins SECHD as CEO/Administrator



The Southeast Colorado Hospital District Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of David L. Engel to the position of CEO & Administrator, effective May 22, 2017.

Mr. Engel has served communities in Health Services for over 37 years, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg, KS. During his tenure, Phillips County Hospital was awarded recognition as one of the top 20 Critical Access Hospitals by the National Rural Health Association. With more than 1,300 Rural Hospitals nationwide, this award reflects Mr. Engel's commitment to team building, accountability, and patient centered excellence.

Dave holds board certification in healthcare management as a "Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)". This distinction signifies expertise, experience and commitment to continuing education and professional development.

Mr. Engel brings with him a dynamic energy and strong commitment to quality health care. We are excited about the future of Southeast Colorado Hospital District under his leadership.