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Leadership

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Barry Beus
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Barry Beus is the Chief Executive Officer of Rock Regional Hospital where he leads a staff that is committed to the mission of improving the health and wellbeing of the individuals, families and the communities we serve. Formerly, Barry was the Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Rock Regional Hospital where he was instrumental in the development of our medical staff and key service lines and continues to oversee the growth and strategic plan of the organization.

Prior to joining Rock Regional Hospital, Barry held various roles in healthcare business development, sales and physician relations. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from Weber State University and a Masters degree in Health Care Leadership from Friends University. Barry is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Kansas Hospital Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Derby Chamber of Commerce. He is a passionate sports fan and enjoys basketball, football, golf, pickleball, and skiing with his family. He and his wife, Haley, have four daughters.

Lori Tackett, Chief Clinical Officer
Lori Tackett
CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER

Lori Tackett is the Chief Nursing Officer of Rock Regional Hospital where she is the leader of nursing and clinical support staff. She joins Rock Regional with extensive leadership experience over the past 13 years. Her roles as RN, Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing, and then Executive Facility Director developing clinical processes and leading quality assurance have developed and shaped her leadership style with a hands-on approach.

 

Patient focus, staff retention, and the reduction and elimination of contract labor are the focus that have been her path to success in positive patient outcomes.

 

Lori and her husband live in the Wichita, Derby area and have two sons, Aiden and Andrew. Outside of work, Lori enjoys time supporting her son’s sports and family vacations.

Dianna White – VP of Finance and CFO for Rock Regional Hospital
Dianna White
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE / CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Dianna White is the Vice President of Finance / CFO for Rock Regional Hospital.  Dianna specializes in creating and improving processes to maximize efficiency and productivity.   She spent six years with Ascension Via Christi in a variety of financial roles.  While focusing on budgets, financial systems, reporting, analysis, and data integrity, Dianna was also a key member in the implementation of a new financial system.   Most recently, Dianna was the Controller at Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters.  She and her husband are both ‘Bigs’ and continue to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  She is excited to return to healthcare and join the Rock Regional team.  Dianna received her accounting degree from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS.  She most enjoys traveling with her husband, Josh.  When not traveling, you can find her enjoying live music or hanging out with family and friends.

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Kasica Blick
VICE PRESIDENT OF QUALITY AND MEDICAL STAFF SERVICES

Kasica Blick is the Vice President of Quality and Medical Staff Services of Rock Regional Hospital. Kasica has a vast variety of experience in different aspects of the healthcare system as she has spent 16 years serving in both inpatient and outpatient roles within both the hospital and clinic settings. Kasica helps to lead physician initiatives and identify and minimize risk within the hospital. Kasica is the champion for all the regulatory processes as well as always working to identify Process Improvement through quality assurance. Kasica is a graduate of both the University of Kansas for her undergraduate degree and Newman University for graduate school where she earned her MBA. Kasica grew up in the Wichita area. In her free time, she likes to travel, watch all kinds of sports, and play board games & cards with her two children, Maddox and Ellison, and her husband Ben.