A Few Words from HRRMC’s CEO Bob Morasko
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital
in central Colorado that is publicly owned and locally managed. Our mission
is to enhance the health of our community through the delivery of personalized
and exceptional care.
As you explore our website, you will find information about our services
and physicians. You can also email a get well card to a patient, find
out about upcoming classes and events, or learn more about volunteer and
giving opportunities at our hospital.
We put patients at the center of everything we do by listening to their
concerns, understanding their needs, honoring their choices and keeping
them informed. We recruit and retain dedicated physicians and staff who
value teamwork, open communication and mutual respect. We focus on accountability,
continual improvement, and establishing highly engaged relationships with
HRRMC is committed to providing safe and high quality healthcare by incorporating
patient safety and quality into everything we do. We strive to be the
healthcare provider of choice for our region and a world-class rural healthcare
Our hospital offers extensive services that include a family birthing center,
oncology and chemotherapy, dialysis, home health, hospice, inpatient and
outpatient rehabilitation, and general surgery. Our specialty surgery
services include orthopedics, ENT, gynecology, urology, ophthalmology,
foot and ankle, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and vascular surgery.
HRRMC provides advanced technologies--such as 3-D digital mammography and
PET/CT scanning--that oftentimes are not found in rural hospitals. We
also operate a rural health clinic in Buena Vista that brings primary
care, women's health, visiting specialists, and laboratory and medical
imaging services to northern Chaffee County.
Please take some time to explore potential career opportunities on our
website. As one of Chaffee County's largest employers with more than
450 employees, we are an organization that feels strongly about our culture
of quality and safety and giving back to the community.
Thank you for entrusting your care to us.
Bob Morasko, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
"We put patients at the center of everything we do by listening to
their concerns, understanding their needs, honoring their choices and
keeping them informed."
Robert "Bob" Morasko joined HRRMC as CEO in 2013. He has 25 years'
experience as a chief executive officer and five years' experience
as a chief financial officer in healthcare. He and his wife, Susan, relocated
to Salida from Gillette, Wyoming, where he was CEO of Campbell County
Memorial Hospital, a community healthcare system with a 90-bed acute care
hospital and 150-bed long-term care facility.
Prior to his position in Wyoming, Bob served for nine years as CEO of William
Bee Ririe Hospital in Ely, Nevada. From 1992 to 1998, he was CEO of Shoshone
Medical Center in Kellogg, Idaho, as well as a rural hospital consultant.
A certified public accountant, Bob began his career in healthcare as chief
financial officer for Community Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Montana.
He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds
a Master of Business Administration from City University in Bellevue,
Bob is very happy to be working in the beautiful Upper Arkansas Valley
in a community that offers so much in terms of lifestyle and recreation.