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St. Mark’s Medical Center Announces New Chief Executive Officer

La Grange, TX (September 8, 2020) – The St. Mark’s Medical Center Board of Directors is excited to announce Mark E. Kimball as the new Chief Executive Officer of the hospital. Kimball, who is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), will begin his new role on October 5, 2020.

The Board of Directors followed a diligent search process toward selection of the right CEO to lead and strengthen St. Mark’s Medical Center well into the future. Over 200 applications were received for the CEO position among...


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LEE: A look at hospital district’s state

CHC’s relationship with North Texas Medical Center, Gainesville, Texas, began in May of 2018, to help advance the hospital on many levels. With CHC’s professional guidance, the Gainesville Hospital District and NTMC continue on a positive path of operational, financial and clinical performance improvement. Below is the perspective from Shane Lee, Gainesville Hospital District Board member, as published in the Gainesville Register, September 7, 2020. 

It has been a while since I have publicly shared my thoughts on our hospital, North Texas Medical Center, and the Gainesville Hospital District. Let...


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Community Hospital Consulting Announces New Hospital Relationships

Plano, Texas – (September 9, 2020)  – Community Hospital Consulting, the management and consulting arm of Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), is pleased to announce new relationships and the opportunity to help improve the performance of  healthcare organizations around the country. CHC owns, manages or supports nearly 30 hospitals in 12 states, including Hawaii, and provides group purchasing organization (GPO) services through CHC Supply Trust to more than 80 additional hospitals across 11 additional states plus the District of Columbia.

CHC is a stable organization with a proven ability to help community...


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Community Hospital Corporation Names 2020 Dan Wilford Award Winner

2020 Dan Wilford Award Winner: Deloris Byrd, LPN, ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Palmetto

Plano, Texas (August 25, 2020) – Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is proud to announce Deloris Byrd, licensed practical nurse (LPN), as winner of the 2020 Dan Wilford Award for Compassion and Community Service. The award is named for Dan Wilford, retired president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Houston, Texas, and a founding board member of CHC.

Byrd has served for 17 years at ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Palmetto, a 35-bed Long Term Acute...


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Shore Up Your Cybersecurity

Healthcare Providers are a Prime Target for Hackers

by Brian Doerr, SVP, Information Technology, Security and Privacy Officer, Community Hospital Corporation

The healthcare industry is a top target for cyberattacks in general — and ransomware in particular. That’s because patient data is more valuable than basic identity information. To give an example of its worth, medical histories can be sold and the data used for alternative, unethical purposes. But most cybercriminals use ransomware to disrupt operations — and patient care — in order to coerce healthcare providers to pay a...


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Walker County Hospital District and Community Hospital Corporation Sign Agreement

The Walker County Hospital District (WCHD) Board of Managers and Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) have created a new company that will own and operate Huntsville Memorial Hospital (HMH), Huntsville, Texas. The agreement was effective February 28, 2020.

Read the report in Becker’s Hospital Review, March 2,...


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Financially strapped Texas hospital gets new owner

Walker County Hospital Corp., which operates Huntsville (Texas) Memorial Hospital, created a new company with Community Hospital Corp. that will own and operate the financially struggling Huntsville Memorial, according to The Huntsville Item.

The new company, Huntsville Community Hospital, was made under an agreement that took effect Feb. 28. The new entity will control the 123-bed Huntsville Memorial, which serves a population of more than 72,000.

Read the full report in Becker’s Hospital Review, March 2,...


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Walker County Hospital District and Community Hospital Corporation Sign Agreement

Plano, Texas – (March 3, 2020) – The Walker County Hospital District (WCHD) Board of Managers and Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) have created a new company that will own and operate Huntsville Memorial Hospital (HMH), Huntsville, Texas. The agreement was effective February 28, 2020.

“We will continue as Huntsville Memorial Hospital and we’re excited for our future,” said Walker County Hospital District Board Chair Anne Woodard. “Aligning with CHC is the best option for HMH. This move puts us on a path of renewal that allows us to advance on...


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Huntsville Memorial Hospital under new ownership

PLANO, Tex. (KBTX) – Huntsville Memorial Hospital is under new ownership.

In a release sent Friday, Community Hospital Corporation announced a partnership with the Walker County Hospital District to create a new company to oversee the hospital. The newly created company is called Huntsville Community Hospital, Inc. The new ownership takes effect Friday.

Read the full report by KBTX-TV3, Feb. 28, 2020.

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Community Hospital Corp. takes on bankrupt Texas hospital

The Walker County Hospital District and Community Hospital Corp. have formed a new entity that will own and operate the bankrupt Huntsville (Texas) Memorial Hospital, the organizations announced Friday.

Huntsville Memorial is a 123-bed not‐for‐profit community hospital that holds a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center designation. It filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November after a series of failed investments and an inability to secure competitive pricing for supplies and managed-care contracts, executives said in bankruptcy filings.

Read the full report in Modern Healthcare, Feb. 28,...


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