Rural CEO, COO | Bob Ellzey, FACHE

DCCS Experienced Transitional Leadership


Bob Ellzey is a community-oriented servant leader experienced in stabilizing hospital operations and improving quality outcomes through innovative solutions, strategic planning, team building, and collaborative relationships.


Specialized in working with hospital boards and community leaders to identify opportunities, develop strategy, maximize resources, and implement sustainable solutions to improve local access to healthcare. Over 30 years of executive healthcare leadership in NFP, Public, and Integrated Health Systems.



Recent Accomplishments:

  • Fulfilled Interim CEO engagement with a small public hospital district.

  • Worked with Board of Directors to develop and implement a business plan that sustains local access to healthcare for the community

  • Extensive experience in conducting Community Health Needs Assessments and action plans for non-profit hospitals and communities

  • Strategic Planning for community hospitals

  • Successfully implement hospital action plans and processes that reduce readmissions to 5% and improve HCAHPS scores

Other Key Accomplishments:

  • Led efforts to create a public hospital district that saved hospital from closing

  • Improved revenue cycle management to improve collections and boost days cash on hand

  • Achieved sustained improvement in hospital quality performance, earning Truven 100 Top Hospital recognition

  • Over 20 years experience using interactive video telemedicine

  • Served on leadership team to develop a statewide stroke telemedicine network

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