January 2000

Perushek named to lead St. Elizabeth in Baker City

John Perushek has been named president and chief executive officer of St. Elizabeth Health Services, Baker City, Ore. Perushek has 28 years of experience in health care management. Most recently, he was administrator of Bloomer Medical Center, a hospital and nursing home in Bloomer, Wis., and prior to that served as administrator of Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital and Nursing Home in Ely, Minn. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Duluth in Duluth, Minn., and is currently working toward a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.