Scott Alwin Named as Chief Executive Officer of Hot Springs Health
Written by Caleb Nelson on May 25, 2022
Hot Springs Health, a Thermopolis, Wyoming hub for healthcare in the Big Horn Basin, first opened its doors in 1958. HSH currently has a hospital, four family practice clinics, and a surgical clinic.
The board of directors is announcing the appointment of Scott Alwin as the new CEO of Hot Springs Health. His tenure begins on July 1st, 2022, when he will take over for Margie Molitor.
HealthTech Staffing, a Brentwood, Tennessee-based healthcare consulting and management firm helped direct the search for the “right candidate.”
Mr. Alwin’s 20 years of experience in the healthcare field includes time spent in administrative and clinical settings. He plans to introduce more stabilization, team building, and cost efficiency to the job.
“This is an exciting time for everyone at HSH. After an exhaustive, nationwide search for a talented CEO for our growing organization, we’re very pleased to find that our most qualified candidate was in house,” Bill Williams DVM, Chairman of the Board says. “Everyone knows Scott, and he knows the ins and outs, the top and bottom of our hospital system. I’m confident he’ll hit all our targets in the near future. I also want to say that Margie Molitor did a superb job these last six years. We’re all very happy with the work she’s done to get us this far and wish her the best of luck,” Williams remarks.
Previously, Mr. Alwin served as the Chief Clinical Officer for the hospital, he held that position until 2021. As CCO, Mr. Alwin directed the planning and coordination of all clinical services: Nursing Services, Cardiopulmonary, Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmarcy, Ambulatory, Surgical Services, Nutrition/Food Services, Care Coordination/Utilization Review and Quality and Clinical Informatics.
Originally from northwest Kansas, Mr. Alwin earned his Master of Science, Health Services Administration from Regis University, his Master of Science, Physical Therapy from Des Moines University and his Bachelor of Science, General Science from Fort Hays State University.
“My family and I are thrilled to have this opportunity come up at the place that I’ve called home. It’s been a trying time these past couple years with the pandemic, and I couldn’t be happier to set down roots here at Hot Springs Health,” Mr. Alwin says. “The staff and even the patients I’ve had the pleasure of working with have all been extremely kind and welcoming.”