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Medical Facilities Appoints New President and CEO
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Medical Facilities America Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, appointed Robert O. Horrar as president and chief executive officer (CEO), according to an October 25 company release. Horrar previously served as chief operating officer of the company.
As president and CEO, Horrar will work closely with the board of directors, Hospital and Center leadership and physician partners to ensure the company further strengthens the patient care offered at its facilities throughout the US and pursues dynamic growth opportunities in today’s evolving health-care landscape.
Horrar is a 25-year health-care veteran, having served in various leadership positions at prominent health-care organizations including Community Health Systems (CHS) Inc. and Humana Inc. Most recently, he served as a division president of CHS where he was responsible for overseeing the operations of affiliated hospitals in Indiana, Tennessee and West Virginia. Before CHS, Rob served in several key management positions at Humana, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Centre College in Kentucky and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in Texas.
Horrar replaces Jeffrey Lozon, interim president and CEO of Medical Facilities. Lozon will continue as a director of the company.