IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. – Dickinson County Healthcare is pleased to announce that Adrienne Chase has joined the organization to serve as Corporate Compliance Officer and Director of Risk Management.
As a community hospital, Dickinson County Healthcare will benefit from Ms. Chase’s comprehensive background in compliance, privacy, and risk. Chase will help ensure the organization is adhering to procedures and laws, performs internal risk assessments and reviews, and support the organization’s privacy and security programs.
“Adrienne brings important healthcare experience to our organization. With a Juris Doctorate in healthcare law, vast experience as a patient advocate, comprehensive work in discharge planning, care management and social work, Adrienne is a great fit for DCH” says Chuck Nelson, DCH President and CEO. “In partnership with our staff, and with a deep commitment to patient care, she will ensure our organization stays strong and prepared for the always changing world of healthcare regulations.”
Ms. Chase has extensive background in operational experience and expertise with healthcare compliance and privacy. For nearly a decade, she has been dedicated to protecting patient and organization healthcare data and improving organizational culture at hospitals and clinics in the Midwest. She holds current certifications in Healthcare Compliance and Healthcare Privacy through the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and attended an FBI Compliance Officer Academy through the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Association (SCCE). She also currently holds social work licenses in both Michigan and Wisconsin.
Chase also brings a deep commitment to community service. She actively serves as a mediator for the probate and civil cases at Upper Peninsula Community Area Progression (UPCAP) as well as a former Americorp service member. She has been an integral part of the growth of the annual SISU Ski Fest Cross Country Ski Race as a volunteer and race committee member.
"I'm truly grateful to be selected for this key role at Dickinson County Healthcare. The Upper Peninsula is my home and I am excited to serve for this wonderful organization that cares deeply about its people, its employees and its impact on our community," Chase said. "It is an honor to be able to continue my career here in Iron Mountain and to be an integral part of supporting DCH while protecting the safety and privacy of patients and employees."