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Douglas McMillan

Chief Executive Officer

Doug-McMillanDouglas A. McMillan has been the Chief Executive Officer at Cody Regional Health since June, 1997. Cody Regional Health is a large rural health care system that consists of a 25 bed CAH, 94 Bed Skilled/Intermediate Care LTCC, Cancer Center, 8 bed hospice house, 16 bed Chemical Dependency Center, and owns two large Medical Office Buildings in addition to 31% of a free standing surgical center. CRH has grown from a hospital with 20M annual net revenues to a health system with 100M net revenues in his 22 years as CEO with an increase in physicians from 20 to 60 on active medical staff. Doug started his career as CEO at age 23 in 1984 in Haxtun Hospital District, Haxtun, Colorado; and has served as CEO at Community Hospital, Torrington, Wyoming and Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, Glasgow, Montana prior to relocating to Cody. Doug received his undergraduate degree in hospital administration from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota; completed the Independent Study Program in Healthcare Administration at the University of Minnesota; and received his Master’s in Health Care Administration from the University of Colorado. During his 35 years as a rural healthcare CEO, Doug has served on the Colorado and Wyoming Hospital Associations Boards of Trustees serving as President of the Wyoming Hospital Association in 2003. Doug has served on the American Hospital Association Regional 8 Board as the Wyoming delegate and alternate delegate and currently serves as the Board Chairman of the Yellowstone Insurance Captive, which insures 25 hospitals and over 300 providers in Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and New Mexico. He was recently named the Quorum Health Resources CEO of the year in 2018 and has been an active Rotarian for over 20 years having served as Club president. Doug has been married to Debbi McMillan for 33 years and has three boys who all have pursued careers in the health care field.

What Our Patients Have to Say
  • "My wife (Gerie Helton) and I traveled to Cody for our anniversary trip to Yellowstone National Park. On September 23, 2018 which would have been the first day of our trip she dislocated her left hip ( which had been replaced in 2009 0r 2010) while putting on her socks ( of all things.) We were staying at the Sunrise Motor Inn which fortunately was a short ambulance ride to your emergency room. The experience we had beginning with the EMT's who responded to the ambulance call, to the emergency room, and the next day on the second floor of your fine hospital is what ..."

    - Terry
  • "ER department went to great lengths to make this "out of towner" feel comfortable. Dr. Polley and Nurse Sarah were very professional and had a great bedside manner. It was my worst asthma attack and I felt very confident that I was getting top notch care."

    - Kelly
  • "Had to bring my daughter for a shoulder injury, on July 4th. I was thoroughly impressed. The staff was absolutely great, very friendly and compassionate. They took great care of my daughter and explained the diagnosis and discharge orders with great detail. I only wish our ER back home could be this professional. I know this is a smaller town and more tight knit, but this hospital/ER could set an example for the rest of the country. Thanks to the staff, physician and PA for the excellent care."

    - Chris
  • "I was a walk in patient on 5/29/18. I had been sick for several days while on a month long motorhome trip. The reception staff was friendly and efficient. I was seen quickly by the PA on duty, Robert Lang. He listened to me, did an exam, diagnosed my illness as acute bronchitis, and prescribed the necessary medication. I was feeling better in just a few days which enabled me to enjoy the remainder of my trip. I was sick and a long way from home so I really appreciated the excellent and friendly care that I received."

    - Bill