|Amery Regional Medical Center’s Administrative Team|
|Michael Karuschak, Jr. FACHE|
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Karuschak was appointed Administrator in 1987 and later to Chief Executive Officer. Through this position he has the necessary authority and is responsible for the administration of the Medical Center in all activities and departments. Prior to that date, he served for four years as Assistant Administrator for Clinical Services at Northwest General Hospital in Milwaukee, WI and served as Assistant Administrator for Employee Relations in the same institution for nine and one-half years.
Mr. Karuschak received a Bachelors of Science Degree in 1971 from the University of Illinois – Chicago and his Masters in Health Care Administration in 1982 from Central Michigan University. He is Board certified in Healthcare Administration and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
|James Quenan, M.D., FACS – General Surgeon|
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Quenan is the Chief Medical Officer at Amery Regional Medical Center and was appointed to this position in August 2008.
Dr. Quenan is a board certified general surgeon who joined the Medical Center staff on October 1, 2005. He continues to work in ARMC’s Surgical department as the Chief of Surgery.
Dr. Quenan completed his general surgery residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, South Dakota. He received his medical degree from Medical College of WI in 1971 and his bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame in 1967. Dr. Quenan practiced in northwest Wisconsin until 2002. He then relocated and practiced in Missouri until August 2005.
|Joyce Schaefer, RN, BSN, MS |
Administrator of Patient Care Services
Ms. Schaefer began her management career with Amery Regional Medical Center in 1988 and currently serves the organization as Administrator of Patient Care Services and as the Compliance Officer. Her areas of responsibility include; Nursing, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Social Services, Nutrition Services, Rehab Services and Compliance. She is also the management liaison for the Amery Area EMS Ambulance Service.
Ms. Schaefer received her nursing diploma from the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati, Ohio, and received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Lewis University in 1984. She received a Masters Degree in Health Services Administration through the College of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois in 1990. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives.
|Scott Edin, MHA|
Administrator of Financial and General Services
Mr. Edin began his career with Amery Regional Medical Center in 1981 and was appointed controller of the Hospital in 1985. In 1998, he was promoted to the position of Administrator for Financial and General Services.
He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota in 1980, and has received his Masters Degree in Health Care Administration through the University of Minnesota in 1990.
|Joanne Jackson, BA, MS |
Administrator of Human Resources and Community Relations
Ms. Jackson recently began her career with Amery Regional Medical Center in April of 2004.
She currently holds the position of Administrator of Human Resources/Community Relations. Joanne's major responsibilities include employee recruitment, payroll, wage and benefit administration, customer service, courtesy van, auxiliary and volunteers.
|Sandi Reed, RN, BSN, MS CDE|
Administrator of Clinical Services and Quality Improvement
Ms. Reed began her career with Amery Regional Medical Center in 1982 as a nurse on staff. She then worked in the CCU/ICU, and ER departments. From that point she moved forward in her career as a House Supervisor and then on to Quality Improvement.
In 2002 Ms. Reed was promoted to the position of Administrator of Clinical Services and Quality Improvement. She supervises ARMC's three clinic locations, registration/scheduling/switchboard, works with the Medical Staff Leadership team, and provides Diabetes Education to our communities.
Amery Regional Medical Center’s Medical Staff Officers
Members of the Leadership Team are Steve Lewandowski; Dr. John White, Dr. James Quenan, Dr. Dylan Coe, Mary Ann Scoglio, Mike Karuschak, and Sandi Reed.
These physicians were elected by their peers for their leadership abilities, high standards of patient care and loyalty to Amery Regional Medical Center and our community. They bring over 60 years of combined medical knowledge in their collective leadership capacity in Amery.