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Freestone Medical Center Announces Executive Leadership Change

Fairfield, Texas (January 18, 2018) Effective immediately, Ron Hunt, Chief Financial Officer for Freestone Medical Center, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer. This change in executive leadership was announced upon the resignation of Stace Holland, Chief Executive Officer of the hospital for one year.

Hunt will serve concurrently as Interim CEO and CFO, until such time as another Interim CEO can be identified. A seasoned healthcare executive, Hunt has experience as a hospital CEO with Community Hospital Consulting (CHC Consulting), as well as with other organizations. Freestone Medical Center is managed by CHC Consulting, the management and consulting arm of Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas.

Hunt joined Freestone Medical Center first as Interim CFO early in 2017 until his role became permanent in May 2017. During his tenure, he created the finance department, developed staff and has steered the hospital in meeting its financial goals. He will continue in close collaboration with CHC and the Freestone Governing Board.

“We are proud of the progress in preserving and improving healthcare services for the people we serve,” said Fairfield Hospital District President George Robinson. “Patient care remains our top priority for our neighbors in Freestone County and surrounding communities.”

About Freestone Medical Center

Freestone Medical Center is a 37-bed community hospital serving residents of Freestone County and surrounding communities. At Freestone Medical Center, patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare from highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our services include inpatient and outpatient care, a 24-hour emergency department, outpatient/elective surgeries and procedures, cardiac rehabilitation, laboratory and imaging. Please visit 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.

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