Dale Gisi promoted to President, Mercy Health - St. Rita's

Dale Gisi, formerly President of St. Rita’s Medical Center, has been promoted to serve as President, Mercy Health St. Rita’s. In this new role, Gisi will provide oversight for the Lima region, including all of its services located across the 10-county area.

Dale Gisi joined Mercy Health in 2014 as Vice President of Operations at St. Rita’s Medical Center and was promoted to President of the Medical Center in 2016. He is responsible for several clinical and nonclinical areas, including surgical services, cardiovascular services, medical imaging, facilities and plant operations and pharmacy.

During his time at St. Rita’s, Dale has facilitated the successful implementation of the Dyad Service Line Leadership model; has worked closely with an extended network of physicians to make St. Rita’s a preferred hospital partner; and has lead successful outreach and growth initiatives. His most recent success is the formation and launch of the Neuroscience Institute, where previously segmented services now come together providing seamless and integrated care across departments. Dale has also been active in supporting the community through his work with various community agencies and organizations.

Gisi joined Mercy Health after 13 years with Regional Health in South Dakota. He has more than 22 years of executive and operational experience in healthcare. Gisi has a degree in Healthcare Administration and holds certifications as a Senior Professional of Human Resources and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.

“Our St. Rita’s teams, working across the Lima region, are incredibly passionate about their service to our patients and our communities,” says Gisi. “I am honored to be able to work with these teams, ensuring the strategic decisions we make position us for long-term viability and success so that we may continue to fulfill our mission well into the future.”

Gisi will continue to work closely with community organizations and leadership groups in efforts to support regional economic development and growth.

About St. Rita’s Health Partners
Since 1918, St. Rita’s Health Partners has been providing quality healthcare to the people of Lima and west central Ohio. More people prefer St. Rita's for medical care than any other hospital in the 10-county region we serve. Our comprehensive high-quality medical services include The Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center at St. Rita's, St. Rita's Orthopaedic Care Center, trauma and emergency, cancer treatment, women's health, mother/baby, pediatrics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, homecare and hospice.

As a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, it is our Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities. In 2014, St. Rita’s Health Partners invested $42 million in community benefit into the communities where we provide care, most of it targeted to people who are poor and under-served. Together with more than 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, we are fulfilling our promise, providing area residents with outstanding health and wellness services and improving the health of the communities we serve. Please visit mercy.com for more information or connect with St. Rita’s Medical Center on Facebook.