Published on January 12, 2022

Tom Keller, Ozarks Healthcare President and CEO, serves On Missouri Hospital Association Board of Trustees

The following announcement was shared from the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) on Wednesday, January 12:

Thomas W. Keller, President and CEO of Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains, has been elected to the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Trustees. MHA’s board provides governance for the association and assists in the development of policy on behalf of the state’s 142 member hospitals. Keller’s term as an at-large trustee began Sept. 17, and he will serve as a member of the board throughout 2022.

“MHA’s board will benefit from Tom’s experience and his passion for improving health care,” said Jon D. Doolittle, MHA President and CEO.

Keller has served as President and CEO of Ozarks Healthcare since 2014. Before joining Ozarks Healthcare, Keller served as COO at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital in Oklahoma, and as CEO of West Valley Hospital and Phoenix Memorial Hospital in the Phoenix area.

Keller earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

The Missouri Hospital Association is a not-for-profit association in Jefferson City that represents 142 Missouri hospitals. In addition to representation and advocacy on behalf of its membership, the association offers continuing education programs on current health care topics and seeks to educate the public about health care issues.

Ozarks Healthcare is a system of care encompassing primary care and specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare, and home health services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire health system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about Ozarks Healthcare, visit

Tom Keller, Ozarks Healthcare President and CEO

Tom Keller, Ozarks Healthcare President and CEO

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