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New Group to Begin Staffing RCH Convenient Care and Hospitalist Services

ROCHELLE, IL—Great patient care and operating efficiency are top-of-mind as Rochelle Community Hospital begins its new partnership with Hospital Care Consultants the 18th of August. Hospital Care Consultants (HCC) will staff and manage the clinic providers at RCH Convenient Care and also manage Hospitalist services.

Convenient Care/Hospitalist providers have 24-hour access to resources including staff training, tools, regional and national clinical support. One or more providers are available 24/7, 365 days of the year.

“HCC is working closely with Rochelle Community Hospital to establish a strong working relationship in order to provide the best patient care possible. The patient’s experience is our top priority,” said Shonda Rute, HCC Chief Operating Officer.

“With this new alliance, we anticipate being able to enhance our existing focus on the overall quality of care our patients receive,” stated Mark Batty, RCH Chief Executive Officer.

Convenient Care hours will also be changing on Friday, August 18. The new hours are Monday- Friday 12:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HCC is aligned with the primary goal of a patient’s total wellbeing, and shares Rochelle Community Hospital’s desire to serve the community as a healthcare leader. A person’s overall health is essential to quality of life and this will remain one of the primary goals of the facility.

Hospital Care Consultants, founded in 2001 in Texas, focuses on rural and suburban areas and has a strong network of over 1,000 providers. They manage Emergency Departments, Urgent Care and Hospitalist programs for over 60 facilities nationwide.


Janet Stewart

RCH Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator