Hospital CEO retiring after 12 years


August 24, 2023

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Above: Kimball Health Services CEO Ken Hunter speaks with Kimball Rotary Club members at a tour of Kimball's new hospital. "We would not be building a new hospital today without the business acumen (Ken) has provided and his strong leadership," said Jim Cederburg, chairman of the KHS Board of Trustees.

Kimball Health Services CEO Ken Hunter, RN-BSN, plans to retire in January.

Hunter, who turned 74 on Aug. 19, has served as CEO at the Kimball hospital and rural health clinic since January of 2011. He served two years as director of nursing at KHS after joining the staff as a night nurse in 2006.

Hunter received the prestigious Nebraska Hospital Association's "Caring Kind" award in 2013. The award honors outstanding health care employees who have demonstrated compassion for patients, cooperation with co–workers and dedication excellence in their job responsibilities.

His wife, Cy...

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