Meet the leaders of our Springfield Region

Adam Groshans, Chief Operating Officer, Mercy Health - Springfield Adam Groshans
President, Mercy Health - Springfield

Adam came to Mercy Health from Tennova Healthcare Lebanon in Lebanon, Tenn., where he served on the administrative team for nearly four years. At Tennova Healthcare Lebanon, Adam focused on business development, marketing, physician relationships, physician recruitment, service line growth, and patient and employee satisfaction. In a previous position as Sr. Director of Marketing and Business Development of Dallas Regional Medical Center in Texas, the hospital was ranked first in patient safety in Dallas County. Adam started his healthcare career in a marketing/consulting/recruitment role specific to nursing, allied and clinical professionals.

Adam holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Cumberland University and a bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas.

Dr. Paul Buchanan, MD
Chief Clinical Officer, Mercy Health - Springfield              


Rhonda Beane
Chief Nursing Officer for Mercy Health - Springfield

Rhonda Beane assumed the role of Chief Nursing Officer for Mercy Health – Springfield in 2019. As the chief nursing officer, her responsibilities include supervising nurses and nurse managers, facilitating the design and implementing the delivery of patient care, recommending strategies to improve services, reaching established goals and maintaining excellent patient outcomes. Beane came to Mercy Health from St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, where she led surgical services and supervised a staff of 400 who care for 17,000 patients annually. Previously, she was the director of surgical services and inpatient GI at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Malone College in Canton, Ohio and a master’s degree in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH.