SoutheastHEALTH's CEO resigns

Debbie Linnes
Debbie Linnes

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The CEO of SoutheastHEALTH resigned Monday, citing differences in management philosophy.

Debbie Linnes was hired as CEO in 2009.  She previously led St. John's Hospital in Joplin.

The SoutheastHEALTH Board of Trustees named Delta native Wayne Smith as interim CEO.  He is Vice President of Human Resources and Development at SoutheatHEALTH.

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