Photo Caption: Ken Dicken
Ken Dicken has accepted the position as O'Bleness Health System's chief financial officer.
According to a news release, "Dicken is a seasoned professional with over 18 years of experience in finance and operations in the proprietary and the not-for-profit health-care sector."
Dicken comes to O'Bleness from the Adena Health System in Chillicothe, where he has served as system controller since 2009. Prior to his time at the Adena Health System, Dicken served in various executive level finance positions in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia.
Dicken received his master of business administration from Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky., and his bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Louisville (Kentucky).
O'Bleness Health System is managed by OhioHealth, a health-care organization based in Columbus. As part of that management agreement, four senior leaders at O'Bleness, including the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, vice president of medical affairs, and the director of logistics and procurement are employees of OhioHealth.