Eric J. Price
January 4, 2023
Chief Financial Officer
Eric joined the senior leadership team at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in January 2023. Eric is a Marine Corps veteran. He has worked in various accounting roles over the past 20 years including several health care organizations. Before completing his Master of Business Administration degree from Keller Graduate School of Management, he worked in mortgage banking, manufacturing, broadcast media, and global logistics fields as a senior accountant. After completing his Master’s degree in 2011, Eric entered the healthcare industry as CFO at Idaho State Hospital South, an inpatient psychiatric hospital. He went on to lead a larger and more complex inpatient psychiatric hospital system in the state of Oregon in 2015. To diversify his experience in healthcare leadership, Eric began working in Critical Access Hospitals in 2019.
Eric grew up in a rural ranching and farming community in the Snake River Valley of Idaho. He has a passion for delivering effective healthcare services for the communities he lives in. Eric is familiar with the challenges and opportunities facing the healthcare industry in rural areas, having worked in rural communities in Idaho, Alaska, and Oregon before joining Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
Eric believes that a successful healthcare entity is one which effectively blends the competing constraints of financial efficiency and clinical excellence through a collaborative effort between the business operations and clinical operations teams. He believes that the success of any healthcare system is dependent upon effectively understanding the needs of the patients and the community which it serves.
Eric is currently pursuing a Doctor of Health Administration degree at Central Michigan University. He is a member of the United Way, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and the American Legion.
Eric enjoys spending his time outdoors kayaking, hiking, and surfing during the summer, and enjoys snowshoeing and snowboarding during the winter.