Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Providence Medical Center President/CEO joins KCK Chamber Board

Randall G. “Randy” Nyp, FACHE, president/chief executive officer (CEO) of Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth, Kan., has recently joined the Kansas City Kansas (KCK) Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

The KCK Chamber board members participate in a wide range of community-building activities, including revitalization efforts underway in Wyandotte County.

“Providence is one of the largest employers in western Wyandotte County, employing more than 1,000 health care professionals and supporting an annual payroll of more than $73,000,000 in 2011,” Nyp says. “My participation with the KCK Chamber board is another way the hospital can be involved with our community and extend our healing ministry beyond the hospital’s walls.”

As a vital part of “The Dotte,” Providence also provides sponsorship dollars and in-kind donations to more than 35 not-for-profit organizations to support a thriving, healthy community. Nyp also is involved with the Kansas City Metropolitan Health Council (KCMHC) and other local groups.

Nyp brings a proven track record of 25 years’ experience to the KCK Chamber Board. He has served in executive leadership roles overseeing mergers, developing integrated health care systems, and motivating health care professionals to improve patient care while enhancing financial performance.

He has implemented strategic plans that not only achieved growth objectives, but also improved organizational productivity and deepened relationships within the communities being served. In his previous leadership roles, Nyp also focused on developing strong physician relationships.

Prior to joining Providence and Saint John, Nyp spent six years as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg, S.C., a leading not-for-profit health care system including several hospitals, a regional physician network, and two ambulatory surgery centers, both physician joint ventures.

He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Washburn University in Topeka and is a Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives.

The Midwest is home to Nyp.  He held multiple leadership positions for 19 years at St. Francis Health Center, Topeka, Kan., and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, Colo.

He was also president and CEO of Via Christi Regional Medical Center and Wichita Health Network from 1997 to 2004.