SPOONER, WI — Spooner Health is proud to announce that Michael (Mike) Schafer, Chief Executive Officer, has been named on the “67 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know 2023” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s Hospital Review is a go-to source for the healthcare industry and produces content to equip healthcare leaders in best practices, healthcare news, strategy, and more. Honorees are evaluated based on their leadership roles and accomplishments.
“We are very thankful to have Mike as the CEO of Spooner Health. His leadership skills have helped bring our organization to another level. I’m proud to work alongside him and am thrilled that he was named as one of the CEOs to know!” -- Cindy Rouzer, Human Resources Director, Spooner Health
Mike has served as Spooner Health’s Chief Executive Officer for 33 years and has been integral in creating a culture at Spooner Health focused on patient care and employee satisfaction. In early 2023, the organization was recognized as a winner of the Press Ganey HX Guardian of Excellence Award®, achieving the rank of being in the top 5% of healthcare providers in employee engagement in the last year. Mike’s leadership is also shared outside of the walls of Spooner Health as a board member of the Wisconsin Hospital Association.
“Mike is a great mentor. He always makes himself available and approachable. He is able to bring differing opinions together to work for the greater good. I’m happy to hear that he has been named as one of the 67 critical access CEOs to know.” -- Clint Miller, Chief Nursing Officer, Spooner Health
Please join the team at Spooner Health in congratulating Mike on this outstanding achievement. To learn more about Spooner Health or to connect with Mike, please call 715-635-2111 or visit SpoonerHealth.com.
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About Spooner Health:
Spooner Health is a licensed 25-bed critical access hospital with a wide range of services from emergency and inpatient care to outpatient therapy, surgery and diagnostic imaging. Spooner Health is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare with excellent service.