HSHS Western Wisconsin Division administrators announced Charisse Oland, Ed.D, FACHE, as president and CEO of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. She will begin serving St. Joseph’s November 27. Oland is currently CEO of Rusk County Memorial Hospital in Ladysmith, a position she has held since 2012.
The position at St. Joseph’s became available when Joan Coffman, former president/CEO, moved to Decatur, IL, to take the same position at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital.
In 2010, Oland served as regional director of strategy and business development for HSHS Western division. She led the development of a plan to clinically integrate medical group practices and master facility planning in collaboration with the senior executive team. She also administered a community health needs assessment process for the health care community in Western Wisconsin.
Oland currently serves on the WHA Board of Directors as an at-large member, chairs WHA’s Council on Rural Health and serves on WHA’s Network Adequacy Council and WHA’s Post-Acute Work Group.
Recently, Oland received her Doctorate in Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.