For Immediate Release Date: April 7, 2023 Contact: John Rader Phone: (760) 957-3340 Barstow, Calif. — Barstow Community Hospital Board of Trustees announced that Adam Loris has been named CEO of Barstow, effective April 1, 2023. Adam’s extensive hospital leadership experience will serve us well as we work to pursue our goals. Most recently, Adam served as the Chief Operating Officer of Heartland Regional in Illinois. Before that, he was interim CEO of the Helena Regional Medical Center in Helena, AR. Previously, Adam served as Assistant CEO of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, a 113-bed hospital in Springfield, Oregon. As ACEO, he led the creation of a COVID testing lab, launched a gastroenterology service line, worked closely with the medical staff on clinical operations, and led physician recruitment efforts for the hospital. Adam also served as ACFO, interim CFO at McKenzie-Willamette, and interim CFO at Barstow. Before joining Mercy Health System’s Physician Practice, Adam began his healthcare career as a Polysomnographic Technologist for three years in St. George, Utah. He earned his Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Science in Finance, Magna Cum Laude, from Southern Utah University.