April 01, 2024

PINCKNEYVILLE, IL – Randall Dauby, CEO of Pinckneyville Community Hospital, was recognized in Becker Hospital Review’s, 110 Rural Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know in 2024.  Rural hospitals allow patients from remote areas to receive care without traveling long distances or sacrificing quality. The CEOs leading these necessary institutions take on a variety of responsibilities to ensure rural communities have access to top-tier healthcare.


The executives featured on this list are committed to expanding hospital service lines, renovating and improving their facilities, and hiring talented team members. Although many rural hospitals have struggled due to Covid-19 and national staffing shortages in recent years, these leaders have created sustainable models for continued success. 


Randall Dauby. CEO of Pinckneyville (Ill.) Community Hospital District. Mr. Dauby leads a $36 million healthcare organization consisting of a critical access hospital, rural health clinic, senior life behavioral program and a rehabilitation and fitness center. He has served in rural healthcare leadership throughout his entire career and understands the fragile environment of rural health. He is constantly advocating for the needs of rural healthcare providers near and far. He has been essential to growing services at Pinckneyville Community Hospital and recently oversaw a $12 million expansion project there.


 “Nothing is more rewarding than when the work that you do makes a positive impact on the lives of others.  I have worked in rural healthcare for over forty years, and what inspires me most of all is the dedicated, devoted staff who provide our community with the healthcare they deserve.  While “rural” often gets overlooked, it is great to see how we can provide such quality care to those in need,” stated Randall Dauby, CEO.