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Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospitals Names Stephen Gambrell Market Administrator

Plano, Texas (March 10, 2017). Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is pleased to announce Stephen Gambrell as the new Market Administrator for the three Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospitals located in North Carolina. Gambrell has oversight of clinical operations and patient experience at Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospital at Pineville and Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospital at University, both in Charlotte, as well as Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospital at Kings Mountain. The three facilities are an integral part of the 11 long-term acute care hospitals, or LTACHs, within the CHC ContinueCARE division.

“It’s an honor to welcome Stephen to...


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Introducing Freestone Medical Center: New Name, Same Great Service

Letter to the Editor, January 13, 2017
Stace Holland, CEO, Freestone Medical Center

January 1st marked a new year and the opening of Freestone Medical Center. We are pleased to offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to support the needs of Freestone County and surrounding communities. Our team is here for you with high-quality, compassionate care where and when you need it.

I am excited to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Freestone Medical Center as we honor our past and embrace the future. I also want to welcome Ron...


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Nacogdoches Memorial Health Announces New Executive Leadership

Nacogdoches, Texas (January 12, 2017). The Nacogdoches County Hospital District Board of Directors announces new executive hospital leadership, as Interim Chief Executive Officer Gary Kendrick came on board January 10, 2017.

“We welcome Gary, who has depth of healthcare knowledge and experience serving smaller, community hospitals, and is a familiar face at Nacogdoches Memorial,” said Lisa King, Board Chairperson.

Kendrick comes to Nacogdoches Memorial Health through the hospital’s support services contract with Community Hospital Consulting (CHC Consulting), a division of Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas.

Kendrick formerly served as Interim...


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Tom Harlan Named CEO, ContinueCARE Hospital at Palmetto Health Baptist

Plano, Texas (January 19, 2017). Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is pleased to announce Tom Harlan as the new CEO of ContinueCARE Hospital at Palmetto Health Baptist, Columbia, S.C., effective today, January 19, 2017. Harlan has decades of experience as the executive leader of long-term acute care hospitals, or LTACHs.

ContinueCARE Hospital at Palmetto Health Baptist is one of the 11 LTACHs owned by CHC within its CHC ContinueCARE division.

“We are pleased to welcome Tom as the executive leader of our hospital,” said David Lever, Chairman of the Board, ContinueCARE Hospital...


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Fairfield Hospital Now Freestone Medical Center

Fairfield, Texas (Jan. 3, 2017) The Fairfield Hospital District Board announced their new hospital, Freestone Medical Center, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

“We have completed the careful transition of our hospital to the District, with the assistance of Community Hospital Consulting (CHC Consulting), and are proud to introduce Freestone Medical Center to our community,” said FHD President George M. Robinson.

“We have a new name and the same great service. Patient care is still our top priority,” said Stace Holland, who became Freestone Medical Center CEO on Dec. 19, 2016. Holland, a...


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Morehouse General Hospital Welcomes New CEO, Interim CFO

Bastrop, LA – (Dec. 20, 2016) Gary Kendrick, Interim CEO for Morehouse General Hospital, has announced that Derrick Frazier will join the management team as hospital CEO on Dec. 27, 2016. A new Interim CFO, Bill Storck, also recently joined the Morehouse staff.

“Derrick has years of healthcare operational and financial leadership experience, and Bill is an experienced and accomplished CFO,” said Kendrick. “We are pleased to welcome them to our executive team.”

Frazier comes to Morehouse General Hospital from Homer Memorial Hospital, Homer, La., a 66-bed hospital where he served...


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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...


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Community Hospital Corporation’s Donations Help Meet Local Salvation Army Needs

Plano, Texas (Dec. 12, 2016) – Red kettle coins and contributions add up – improving the lives of those less fortunate. Community Hospital Corporation’s 2016 donation of $40,000 to The Salvation Army Carr P. Collins Social Service Center-Dallas brings CHC’s 20-year total philanthropic giving to $263,976.

CHC corporate and employee donations go toward the purchase of beds, bed frames and mattresses for individuals transitioning out of the Carr P. Collins Social Service Center shelter into their own apartment or home.

CHC’s passion for helping hospitals – and individuals in need –...


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Community Hospital Corporation Named Among The Dallas Morning News’ 2016 Top 100 Places to Work

Plano, TX (November 17, 2016) – Today, Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), which owns, manages and consults with hospitals nationwide, was named among The Dallas Morning News’ 2016 Top 100 Places to Work. This is the second year CHC has been named a winner in the small company category.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious, top employer recognition,” said Michael D. Williams, CHC president and CEO, and founder of the organization. “This is truly a tribute to our culture, work environment, and passion for our mission of advancing community healthcare. Our...


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Community Hospital Consulting Announces Management of Wahiawa General Hospital, Wahiawa, Hawaii

Plano, Texas – (November 10, 2016) Community Hospital Consulting, the management and consulting arm of Community Hospital Corporation, is pleased to announce a new agreement to manage Wahiawa General Hospital of Wahiawa, Hawaii. The agreement became effective Oct. 21, 2016.

CHC Consulting team members have already begun conducting an Operational Assessment and plan to make recommendations to their hospital board later this month.

Wahiawa General Hospital has 53 acute care beds and a 107-bed long-term care facility. Founded in 1944 in response to the healthcare needs of the community following the...


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