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Rice Memorial Hospital board picks new chief medical officer


WILLMAR -- One of Rice Memorial Hospital's key executive positions, that of the chief medical officer, has been filled with the selection this month of Dr. Mark Matthias.

The announcement was made Wednesday to the board of directors of the city-owned hospital.

Matthias, who's currently the chief medical officer at the Mankato Clinic, has accepted a contract and will arrive at Rice around Jan. 1, said Mike Schramm, Rice Hospital's chief executive.

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Anne Polta

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