(Fergus Falls, MN) Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) is pleased to announce Lucia Anderson, MBA, BSN, RN, has been named Chief Operating Officer in addition to her role as Chief Nursing Officer for the organization.
Anderson has served as the Senior VP – Operations/Chief Nurse Executive since 2011 and has been a member of the LRH team since 1999. She has served as an LPN and RN on the medical floor, RN in obstetrics, house supervisor, and Director of OB. Anderson is a certified nurse in in-patient obstetrics. She received the LPN degree from Fergus Falls Community College, her BSN from Minnesota State University, Moorhead and her MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
“Lucia has demonstrated the leadership qualities needed to manage the operational systems at LRH. Her experience in patient care, quality improvement, and systems development are a great fit for the operational leadership needed within our executive team at this time,” said Larry Schulz, CEO.
“We have an exceptional team here at LRH and we are all committed to helping people in our region improve their health” Anderson said. “I consider it an honor and a calling to accept this leadership position in an organization that is so passionately committed to developing the workforce and partnerships & making the investments needed to build a healthier community,” she added.