Cavalier County Memorial Hospital CEO resigns: 6 things to know

Chris Wyatt, CEO of Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon, N.D., resigned April 20, according to a Cavalier County Republican report.

Here are six things to know:

1. Mr. Wyatt did not give a reason for his departure, only stating, "I did what I thought was best for our organization and our community," the report notes.

2. During his tenure, Mr. Wyatt led the hospital through a period of legal troubles stemming from a grant intended to help fund telemedicine services in the emergency department.

3. The hospital was facing up to $35 million in potential fines from HHS' Office of Inspector General.

4. Mr. Wyatt and the hospital's executive team "were able to keep the hospital solvent and open," the Cavalier County Republican reports.

5. Mr. Wyatt also focused on employee satisfaction and community service, starting a color run event.

6. Darla Roder, the hospital's COO, will take over as interim CEO.

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