Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Jeff Sollis, the hospital’s current Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been named as CEO, effective January 1. He is taking the helm of the organization following the recent announcement of Doug Crabtree’s retirement.

Sollis has nearly 10 years of various hospital leadership experiences at large facilities across the nation. In his current position at EIRMC, he has administrative and operational oversight of the 334-bed medical/surgical hospital, freestanding behavioral health hospital and cancer center. Sollis has been integral in recruiting physicians to support major services at EIRMC: cardiovascular and thoracic surgery; electrophysiology; psychiatry; pediatric subspecialties; and radiation oncology.

Sollis just completed his three-year team on the Board of Directors for the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, and currently serves on the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Advisory Board.

Prior to joining the EIRMC leadership team, Sollis served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah. He was also the Assistant COO at HCA Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas and Assistant Administrator at HCA North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado.

Sollis earned his Masters of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a B.A. in Behavioral Science and Health from the University of Utah.

Sollis is married to wife Rachel and they have four children. He is an avid outdoorsman and is passionate about fly fishing, hiking, snowboarding, and other mountain sports.