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hospital administrator , consultant

Richard Lewis Rydell, American hospital administrator, consultant. Registered professional engineer, California.

Background

Rydell, Richard Lewis was born on February 23, 1940 in Harrison, New York, United States. Son of Robert H. and Helen (Lewis) Rydell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1961. Master of Business Administration, San Jose State University, 1982.

Career

Executive director Western Heart Association, San Jose. Associate administrator Yakima (Washington) Valley Memorial Hospital, 1977—1978. Executive director Medishare Inc., San Jose, 1973—1975, 1978—1980.

Director management system Stanford (California) University Hospital, 1981—1986. Vice president information services Baystate Health Systems, Springfield, 1986—1989. Director Medishare, Association Cardiovascular Nurses.

Vice chairman; trustee College Healthcare Information Management Executives.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California.

Membership

Chairman Planning Commission, City of Los Altos Hills, councilman, 1984—1986. President Los Altos Hills Little League. Vice mayor City of Lose Altos Hills, 1986.

Fellow: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, American College Healthcare Executives. Member: Hospital Management Systems Society, Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Information Management International (board directors), Healthcare Information Systems Executives, American College Hospital Administrators, Hills Athletic Team Club (Los Altos Hills, California).

Connections

Married Sandra Ford, May 1, 1961. Children: Wendelin, Vicki, Elizabeth, Rodney, Jill.

father:
Robert H. Rydell

mother:
Helen (Lewis) Rydell

spouse:
Sandra Ford

child:
Wendelin Rydell

child:
Vicki Rydell

child:
Elizabeth Rydell

child:
Rodney Rydell

child:
Jill Rydell