David L. Crane has been appointed as the new President/CEO of Adventist Health System’s Midwest Region — Adventist Midwest Health — located in Hinsdale, Illinois. Adventist Midwest Health is comprised of Adventist Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital in La Grange, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital in Glendale Heights, Adventist Bolingbrook Medical Center in Bolingbrook, and Chippewa Valley Hospital in Durand, Wisconsin.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the team of caring and compassionate caregivers at Adventist Midwest Health,” said Crane, “and I look forward to serving and being a part of the community.”
Crane, who has most recently served as President/CEO of Littleton Adventist Hospital in Littleton, Colorado, has an extensive healthcare leadership background, much of which has been within the Adventist Health System. Other institutions for which Crane has served include St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Partners in Toledo, Ohio, and Centura Health in Denver, Colorado.
"I am delighted that David has accepted our invitation to provide leadership to Adventist Midwest Health,” said Richard Reiner, President/CEO of Adventist Health System’s Multistate Division. “He brings a wealth of experience to the community and is committed to advancing the mission of Seventh-day Adventist health care in the region.”
Crane is an alumnus of Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, and holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He replaces Ernie Sadau, who has accepted an executive position with CHRISTUS Health.
Crane will assume leadership of Adventist Midwest Health October 1, 2006.