Thursday, June 7, 2012

EIRMC promotes Rick Goodwin to program development director

Rick Goodwin
Rick Goodwin has been promoted to the position of director of program development at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

He has been with EIRMC for 10 years, most recently as director of therapy services (which
encompasses physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, employee health,
wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy). In his new position, he will step back from day to day clinical management to take on new responsibilities helping to shape overall strategy.

Mileen Langley
Goodwin has a master's degree in speech-language pathology and brings more than 20 years of management and clinical experience to a newly-created position. He is well-published in the rehabilitation and therapy field, and frequently gives guest lectures and presentations at local, state and regional conferences. He has served as an adjunct faculty member for several universities. He said his guiding philosophy has always been, “If we focus on the patient, we will always do the right thing.”
The position he is leaving has been filled by Mileen Langley, a 17-year EIRMC veteran who served most recently as manager of therapy services.

In that job, she has demonstrated a proactive and innovative clinical approach to therapy, particularly in sharing knowledge of advanced wound healing techniques through her leadership of the annual EIRMC Wound Care Conference in Idaho Falls. That event has drawn hundreds of caregivers from rural practice environments, giving them access to advances in the field and allowing them to better serve their communities.