July 30, 2013

CentraCare Health names regional hospitals president

CentraCare Health has named Craig Broman as President of Regional Hospitals, effective Jan. 1, 2014. He will continue as St. Cloud Hospital President, a job he has held since December 2002.

In his new position, Broman will work to coordinate and enhance the operations of the CentraCare hospitals in Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello and Sauk Centre.  Broman has extensive experience with regional systems in the western United States, where he led hospitals, clinics and nursing homes from 1980 until 2002.   Until January, responsibility for the regional hospitals will remain with Jim Davis, CentraCare’s vice president corporate services, who will retire at year-end.

“I am pleased that Craig will be overseeing the regional hospitals,” Davis said. “He will be a good fit with the leadership teams and front-line employees at those facilities, who do outstanding work.”

Broman noted that the regional hospitals and St. Cloud Hospital can learn from each other. “An integration committee is working to more clearly define ‘the CentraCare way’ to ensure consistency in patient care and operational procedures,” he said.  “Each regional site has a unique personality that will be preserved, but as CentraCare has grown, it is imperative that we develop operational efficiencies and system-wide standards.”