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Community Hospital Corporation Announces Nine New Executives

PLANO, TX – (Dec. 6, 2014) – In response to a growing client base, Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) has added nine executives to their leadership team, further strengthening the depth of talent and expertise the team extends to help where hospitals need it.


Mike Williams, president and CEO, said, “We are fortunate to have such a wealth of talent join our CHC family. We added to our team to better serve our clients and meet the needs of community hospitals across the country.”


The new additions include:


Craig Sims, senior vice president of Hospital Operations, has 26 years of experience in hospital operations, physician practice management and healthcare strategy. Most recently, he was with Quorum Health Resources in Dallas as regional vice president responsible for oversight and client management of 12 facilities in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming and Washington.


Leslie Boney, vice president of Post-Acute Development, is responsible for business development and client relationship management for Post-Acute Services. With more than 20 years of experience across healthcare operations and development, she served prior as vice president of business development and sales for Regency Hospital Company, and as vice president of development for the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, a Select Medical Company.


Amy Boykin, vice president of Quality and Care Management, leads clinical improvement and excellence for CHC affiliated hospitals and provides consulting services for CHC Consulting clients. She has 28 years of experience in nursing practice and hospital operations. Most recently, Amy was vice president of Quality, Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance for Methodist Healthcare System-San Antonio.


Nick Burgess, corporate director of Supply Chain at CHC, works with CHC’s senior vice president of Supply Chain to develop and implement comprehensive supply chain management strategies and quality-based initiatives. Prior, he was materials manager for Methodist McKinney Hospital in McKinney, Texas, where he negotiated contract pricing and managed multiple hospital departments.


Thomas Harlan, field CEO for CHC’s LTACHs, supports the start-up and management of CHC’s long-term acute care facilities, directing their future success. He has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare leadership and oversight of hospital operations, management staff, medical staff development, physician relations and quality improvement. Most recently, Tom served as CEO for Harbor Hospital of Southeast Texas, a 30-bed LTACH located in Beaumont, Texas.


David Koford, vice president of Health Plan Contracting, has 25 years of experience in managed care contracting, revenue cycle management, revenue enhancement and operations. Prior to joining CHC, he served as vice president of Business Support with Cirrus Health, and spent several years with Triad Hospitals, Inc., directing managed care strategy and payer relations for hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician hospital organizations in multiple states.


Sally Parnell, vice president of Clinical Service for Post-Acute Services, guides clinical excellence for CHC’s LTACHs and post-acute care facilities managed by CHC. Sally has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare management and nursing practice. She served prior as vice president of Clinical Operations for Gentiva Health Services’ Hospice division, and as vice president of Quality for Select Medical Corporation.


Dean Spizzirri, assistant general counsel, oversees and guides legal matters affecting facilities and organizations of CHC. He also provides legal consulting services through CHC Consulting. He brings 20 years of legal counsel to the CHC team with primary focus in healthcare, corporate and tax-exempt law. Prior, Dean was senior corporate counsel for Sun Healthcare Group, Inc., overseeing the contractual legal needs of Sun Healthcare and its major healthcare subsidiaries.


Gregory Taylor, vice president/CFO of Post-Acute Care Services, works closely with the senior vice president of Post-Acute Care Services on the development, operation, quality of service and financial performance of the long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) and post-acute care facilities managed by CHC. He has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare financial management, most recently as controller for Austin Lakes Hospital, Austin, Texas.


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 Continue Care, which share a common purpose of preserving and protecting community hospitals. 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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