Robert A. Colvin Named to GHA Board of Trustees

(February 27, 2007) - Memorial Health President and CEO Robert A. Colvin has been named chairman-elect of the Georgia Hospital Association's Board of Trustees. Established in 1929, the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) is the leading trade organization of hospitals and health systems in the state. It provides education, research, and risk management services to more than 170 hospital and health system members. The GHA also advocates health policy issues benefiting Georgia's citizens before the state legislature, the U.S. Congress, and other regulatory bodies. "I am honored to take on this new challenge," said Colvin. "I look forward to working on issues that affect the quality of healthcare for the citizens of Georgia." Colvin has been president and CEO of Memorial Health since 1997. Under his leadership, the system has earned national recognition as an outstanding healthcare provider and employer. To learn more about the GHA, visit Memorial Health is a two-state healthcare organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship, Memorial Health University Medical Center, a 530-bed tertiary medical center; CareOne, its two-state home care division; Memorial Health primary and specialty care physician networks; a major medical education program; business and industry services; and NurseOne, a 24-hour call center. Memorial Health has been named a Distinguished Hospital by J.D. Power and Associates three years in a row. We are also one of Fortune magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For.