AHA’s Small or Rural Hospitals Governing Council Names Two QHR Client Hospital CEOs as Chair-Elect and New Member

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The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Section for Small or Rural Hospitals recently named Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi as this year’s chair-elect and Peter Hofstetter, CEO of Holy Cross Hospital in Taos, New Mexico as a new member.

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“AHA’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals represents the interests of many QHR client hospitals who need an advocate for their special needs,” said QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar.

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Section for Small or Rural Hospitals recently named Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi as this year’s chair-elect and Peter Hofstetter, CEO of Holy Cross Hospital in Taos, New Mexico as a new member. Both Hoover and Hofstetter are employed by QHR to lead managed client hospitals.

“AHA’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals represents the interests of many QHR client hospitals who need an advocate for their special needs – especially with government healthcare regulations undergoing so much change,” said QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar. “We are proud that these hospital leaders have made the commitment of their time and talent to make a difference and help improve health care in rural communities.”

“I am honored to be named chair-elect of AHA’s Small or Rural Hospitals governing council. At King’s Daughters, we are dedicated to serving patients with the best possible care. I plan to use this same approach to add value to small or rural hospitals throughout the country,” said Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center.
Alvin will assume the role of chairman in 2013. Peter will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2012.
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Section for Small or Rural Hospital 22-person governing council represents small or rural hospitals in policy process and member service initiatives. The AHA’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals has over 1600 small or rural hospital members and includes hospitals with at least one of the following; 100 or fewer beds, 4000 or fewer admissions, or be located outside a Metropolitan Statistical Area.

About QHR (Quorum Health Resources)
QHR (Quorum Health Resources) has provided consulting, management and education resources to hospitals and health systems for three decades. QHR is the market leader in hospital management, with nearly 150 current multi-year clients across the U.S. As a consulting resource, QHR is the seventh largest healthcare management consulting firms in the U.S., and the QHR Learning Institute reaches more than 10,000 healthcare professionals each year. For more information, go to http://www.qhr.com.

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