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Jellico Community Hospital Welcomes New Interim Chief Financial Officer

Jellico, Tenn. (October 12, 2016) – Jellico Community Hospital has announced the addition of Farrell Turner, CPA, as Interim Chief Financial Officer.

“We’re pleased to welcome Farrell to Jellico as our newest executive team member,” said Kim Dowell, CEO, Jellico Community Hospital. “He has extensive leadership experience working with small rural health systems across the country to help them support and improve their financial stability. That financial understanding and background will certainly benefit us as we continue to serve the Jellico community,” she added.

Turner has provided corporate CFO support services to small rural hospital systems for the past 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Alabama majoring in Accounting and Healthcare Management, and a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Houston at Clear Lake City. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and certified medical coder, earning Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification.

About Jellico Community Hospital

Jellico Community Hospital is a 54-bed, nonprofit acute care facility located in Jellico, Tenn. The hospital has provided quality healthcare to the region since 1974. Our patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare from highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our dedication to quality means the high-level of care you might associate with a larger medical center is available to diagnose and treat your medical conditions close to home. For more information, please visit

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