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Community Hospital Corporation Announces New Senior Vice President Jim Coleman

PLANO, TX – (April 16, 2015) – In response to a growing presence in the U.S. southeast region, Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) announces the addition of Jim Coleman as CHC senior vice president of Southeast Hospital Operations, effective April 16, 2015.


Wilson Weber, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said, “We welcome Jim to our leadership team of highly experienced executives who offer broad industry knowledge and a deep understanding of today’s healthcare market.”


With more than 20 years of experience in hospital operations, strategic market and partnership development, and physician relations and recruiting, Jim will focus on serving CHC hospitals and oversee CHC client growth in this region.


For the past nine years, Jim was with Parkridge Medical Center, a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility based in Chattanooga, serving as chief operating officer of Parkridge Health System and prior as Interim CEO for Parkridge Valley Hospital. He led business development and increased market share across five hospitals in Chattanooga, receiving recognition by The Joint Commission for top performance in core measures in 2011.


Prior to HCA, Jim served for three years as system chief executive officer for Cleveland Community Hospital and Bradley Memorial Hospital (now SkyRidge Medical Center), both of Cleveland, Tenn., where his leadership resulted in top physician satisfaction scores and customer satisfaction above the 95 percentile.


Jim has also served in executive leadership positions as chief operating officer of Hutcheson Medical Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Executive Vice President of Ultragroup Ventures, Chattanooga, and vice president of Planning and Decision Support for Erlanger Health System, also in Chattanooga.


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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