Member News: HSHS Appoints Bagnall to Lead HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and Serve as Western WI Division President/CEO

January 19, 2018

Andrew J. Bagnall, MHA, FACHE, has been appointed to serve as president and chief executive officer for HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire and HSHS Western Wisconsin Division. Bagnall is currently president and CEO of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan. His new role starts February 5.

Since joining HSHS in 2010, Bagnall has helped transform the culture at St. Nicholas by leading initiatives that improved quality, safety, the patient experience and colleague and physician engagement. He also advanced the integration and alignment of Prevea Health and other physician groups. Bagnall also oversaw the financial turnaround of the hospital, the growth of patient services, and major capital projects including the renovation of the hospital’s surgical platform and the ICU.

Prior to joining HSHS, Bagnall was CEO at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa and was vice president for Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Iowa. He earned a Master’s Degree in health administration and Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2011, he was named as one of Modern Healthcare’s “Up and Comers.”

Therese Pandl, president/CEO, HSHS Eastern Wisconsin, will serve as the interim president/CEO for HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital.

This story originally appeared in the January 19, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter