JHSMH Board Changes Announced

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare (JHSMH) has announced the following changes in leadership to its Board and to the Board of Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services.

Current JHSMH Board Chair, Fifth Third Bank Executive Lou Ann Atlas, will retain that position through June 2011. She had previously served as the Board’s vice chair. Spalding University President Jo Ann Rooney will continue as vice chair through June 2011. Board member and Louisville attorney, Louis I. Waterman, has been named chair-elect of the JHSMH Board, a post he will hold until assuming the chairmanship in July 2011.

Dr. Gerald Temes has been reelected chairperson of the Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services (JHHS) Board, through June 2011. Retired businessman Richard Schultz has been named vice chair of the JHHS Board and will assume the chairmanship in July 2011.

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare (JHSMH) is a regional health network that includes more than 70 health care facilities and 1,900 patient beds in Kentucky and southern Indiana.  JHSMH provides a complete array of health care services including hospitals, outpatient care, occupational health, psychiatric care and rehab medicine. JHSMH also provides innovative home health care and specialty programs promoting the highest quality of life to families in Kentucky and southern Indiana and has been nationally ranked in the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agency providers. JHSMH has nearly 7,500 team members and employs a network of physician practices that provide both primary and specialty medical care.

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