Bio: Michelle Barthel is the System Director of Laboratory Services at Regional Health in Rapid City, South Dakota. She has 25 years of healthcare experience and has been in leadership roles for the past 17 years.
Prior to joining Regional Health, Michelle had experience working in various laboratory settings and healthcare organizations including: Premier Inc., Mayo Clinic, United Blood Services, Nichols Institute and Scott and White Medical Center. In her tenure with Regional Health, she has focused on standardization of Laboratory equipment across the system, process improvement, and growing alternative business ventures.
Michelle has a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration.