Skip to Content

Health System News

    Media Contacts

    Mon–Fri 8am–4:30pm


    Claudia Bohn

    • Methodist Hospital

    • Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center

    • Methodist Women's Hospital

    • Methodist Physicians Clinic

    • Methodist Physicians Clinic Women's Center

    (402) 354-6818


    Vince Rew

    • Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

    (712) 396-6717


    After Hours, Weekends and Holidays

    Claudia Bohn:
    (402) 618-9366

    26 May

    Experienced Leader David Burd Joins Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Executive TeamĀ 

    David Burd, MHA, FHFMA, an innovative leader with over 20 years of experience in the health care industry, has joined Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital as senior vice president, operations.

    Burd comes to Jennie Edmundson from Thayer County Health Services in Hebron, Nebraska, where as CEO he led a staff of 150 employees through a culture transformation and helped the organization achieve improvements to its facilities and financial performance. He takes the place of Donna Hubbell, who is retiring after nearly 50 years in various roles at Jennie Edmundson.

    “We’re excited to welcome David to the Jennie Edmundson family,” said Steve Baumert, president and CEO of Jennie Edmundson. “He is a perfect fit with our culture, and he will be a valuable addition as we continue to provide The Meaning of Care to patients in Council Bluffs and western Iowa.”

    Burd has extensive experience in health care leadership. He previously served as vice president of finance for the Nebraska Hospital Association for over 12 years. He also was an accountant, patient accounts manager and systems coordinator for what is now Bryan Health in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also served as chief operating officer for All American Insurance in Lincoln and chief financial officer for Thayer County Health Services.

    Burd earned his associate degree in accounting from the Lincoln School of Commerce, his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his master’s degree in health care administration from Bellevue University.