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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Richard J. Salzer Named Vice President, Supply Chain, for Resurrection Health Care

Chicago, Ill. (January 11, 2011) – Richard J. Salzer has been named vice president, supply chain, for Resurrection Health Care (RHC).

Salzer will be responsible for the oversight of purchasing, materials management and supply chain for Resurrection. He has nearly 30 years of experience in general management, business development, sales, and marketing responsibilities encompassing healthcare industry product and service businesses.

Most recently, he was the Chief Solutions Officer for ROi, LLC, a division of the Sisters of Mercy Healthcare System in St. Louis, MO and the leading provider-based healthcare supply chain organization in the country. He also served as Vice President, Health Systems, for the healthcare division of Thermofisher Scientific, the world’s largest scientific equipment, supplies and services company, among other roles.

Salzar holds a master’s of management degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s of science degree from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

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About Resurrection Health Care: Resurrection Health Care is a nationally ranked leader in quality care. Our family of health care services provides advanced medical care and exceptional customer service with compassion and hope. Our hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, home health services, behavioral health programs and numerous outpatient services are conveniently located in many Chicagoland neighborhoods. In 2010, we were recognized with the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ at three hospitals, 14 specialty excellence awards and 48 five-star ratings, placing us among the top hospitals in the nation. Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit Catholic organization sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

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