Mercy Health — Springfield Announces Leadership Update

Mercy Health announces that it has appointed Adam Groshans president of Mercy  Springfield. Groshans is well-known in Springfield and has served successfully as interim president since April. Previously, he as the health system’s chief operating officer for two years. 

“Adam is skilled at working with the many different groups that help make hospitals successful and an asset to their community,” said Paul Smith, Bon Secours Mercy Health Mid-American Group President.

“He has worked with our internal hospitalist, anesthesia and radiology services providers to help them understand Mercy Health’s culture and their role in it. As a result, we’ve seen great progress in patient safety and quality measures, which benefits both our patients and our associates.” 

Groshans is an advocate for expanded and new services at Mercy Health’s hospitals to better serve the community. He is leading many projects in the Springfield market, including: 

  • The completion of a free-standing emergency department to supplement services at Springfield Regional Medical Center, one of the busiest emergency departments in the Bon Secours Mercy Health system
  • Recruitment of physicians to the Springfield market
  • Increasing patient and associate satisfaction

He is involved with Kiwanis International, sits on the committee of a local community initiative focused on appropriate use of emergency department resources and is on the Board of Homecare. 

Groshans came to Mercy Health - Springfield from Tennova Healthcare Lebanon in Lebanon, Tennessee, where he served on the administrative team for nearly four years. At Tennova Healthcare Lebanon, he focused on business development, marketing, physician relationships, physician recruitment, service line growth and patient and employee satisfaction. 

Groshans 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.

He and his wife Amber have three daughters.