Steve Underdahl has been named the new president and CEO of Northfield Hospital & Clinics (NH&C).
He formally accepted the Board of Directors’ offer of the position Friday. He will begin his work at NH&C on Tuesday, June 11.
Underdhal comes to Northfield from Mayo Clinic Health System, Albert Lea and Austin, where he most recently held the position of Vice President of Operations. Prior to that, he served as hospital administrator for the Albert Lea hospital from 1999 to 2012. He has a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Bethel College. His background includes work in the area of chemical dependency treatment.
Gina Franklin, board chair and a member of the search committee, said Underdahl’s work experience includes 15 years of progressive management responsibilities, including 13 years as a hospital administrator. His responsibilities have included management of both hospital and clinic operations. He has had experience with new construction and has a full understanding of both rural and metro healthcare markets.
Frandrup died 18 months ago from cardiac arrest at the age of 53. In her memory, her husband, Jim Frie, committed to raising $15,000 for a Lucas CPR device in hopes of sparing other families a similar tragedy. In cooperation with Northfield Hospital & Clinics, a campaign was launched late last summer. It came to a successful conclusion in April. More »
Northfield Hospital’s Sleep Center has received full accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Accreditation is an assurance that the sleep center demonstrates a commitment to quality diagnostic services and meets “standards of care” for the long-term management of sleep patients. More »
Save the date!
Northfield Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is inviting the community to an open house Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its new station headquarters, 1600 Riverview Lane in Northfield.
The family-friendly event will include a bike rodeo, safety demonstrations, inspection of ambulances and public safety vehicles and tours of the new facilities. The event will serve as a kickoff to National Emergency Medicine Services Week May 19-25.