Fairfield Hospital District Announces New Hospital Chief Executive Officer
Fairfield, TX – (December 19, 2016) The Fairfield Hospital District (FHD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Stace Holland will become the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2017. Holland is onsite beginning today, helping to ensure the smooth transition of the hospital to the district. As the transition becomes complete on January 1, the hospital will become Freestone Medical Center and Community Hospital Consulting takes on the role of management of the hospital.
“We are excited for this evolution as we welcome Stace to our community,” said Fairfield Hospital District Board Chair George Robinson. “His healthcare knowledge and experience serving smaller, community hospitals will certainly benefit the Fairfield Hospital District and those we serve, positioning us as the primary healthcare resource for Freestone County and surrounding areas,” he added.
A seasoned hospital CEO, Holland has recently been part of the Community Hospital Consulting (CHC Consulting) operations team managing Morehouse General Hospital, Bastrop, La. In prior roles, Holland served as CEO of Pineville Community Hospital, Pineville, Ky., CEO for Lynn County Hospital District in Tahoka, Texas, Vice President of Operations at Sheridan HealthCorp Inc., and Administrator at East Texas Medical Center-Clarksville, Texas.
CHC Consulting, the consulting and management arm CHC, of Plano, Texas, has been working with the FHD Board and hospital leaders to provide transition services. CHC Consulting specializes in the management and operation of rural and community-based hospitals.
About Fairfield Hospital District
Fairfield Hospital District Board members are working to transition the Fairfield, Texas hospital back to its governance for January 2017. The 37-bed community hospital serves residents of Freestone County and surrounding communities. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, laboratory and imaging, home health care, and a 24-hour emergency department designated as a Level IV trauma center. The hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Coming soon: www.freestonemc.com.
About Community Hospital Corporation – HELP WHERE HOSPITALS NEED IT®
Community Hospital Corporation owns, manages and consults with hospitals through three distinct organizations – CHC Hospitals, CHC Consulting and CHC ContinueCARE, which share a common purpose to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers. Based in Plano, Texas, CHC provides the resources and experience community hospitals need to improve quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and financial performance. For more information about CHC, please visit www.communityhospitalcorp.com.