QHR and TORCH Enter into Agreement

Quorum Health Resources (QHR), the leading provider of administrative, advisory, consulting and education services to rural hospitals in the U.S., has entered into an agreement with TORCH Management Services, Inc. (TMSI) on December 1, 2013.

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We’re excited to bring QHR resources to our members who need them. TMSI can now offer a wider range of consultative services to rural and community hospitals in Texas. - David Pearson, FACHE, President and CEO of TORCH

Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

Quorum Health Resources (QHR), the leading provider of administrative, advisory, consulting and education services to rural hospitals in the U.S., has entered into an agreement with TORCH Management Services, Inc. (TMSI) on December 1, 2013. TMSI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH), an organization whose members include rural and community hospitals, corporations and individuals working to address issues of rural and community hospitals.

"Joining forces with TMSI is a win-win opportunity," said James L. Horrar, President and CEO of Quorum Health Resources. "The partnership makes it easier for rural and community hospitals in Texas to access the operationally driven resources that QHR provides to help them adjust to today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment."

TMSI's goal is to identify resources that address issues unique to rural and community hospitals in Texas. "The relationship with QHR allows us to significantly expand the breadth of quality strategic, financial, operational, and clinical solutions which we can offer TORCH member hospitals," said Vicki A. Pascasio, FACHE, President and CEO of TMSI. "As the advocate for Texas’ rural hospitals, we are excited to offer proven solutions that can help our hospitals thrive operationally in the challenging and complex healthcare market."

David Pearson, FACHE, President and CEO of TORCH, added “we’re excited to bring QHR resources to our members who need them. TMSI can now offer a wider range of consultative services to rural and community hospitals in Texas.”

The agreement highlights the QHR resources available to TORCH's approximately 150 member hospitals. TORCH member hospitals can now access QHR's consulting solutions focused on margin management, process improvement, clinical transformation, physician practice excellence, regulatory readiness, facility planning and development, strategy, and rapid and sustainable performance excellence. In addition, TORCH member hospitals can access QHR's multi-year services including administrative advisory services.

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, serving more than 700 hospitals over the past 3 decades. As a consulting resource, QHR is consistently ranked among the top healthcare consulting firms in the nation, and the QHR Learning Institute reaches nearly 15,000 healthcare professionals each year. For more information, go to http://www.qhr.com.

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