Highlands Health System’s President and CEO, Harold “Bud” C. Warman Jr., was recently named Chair of the Kentucky Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Warman was inducted during the association’s annual convention, held this spring at the Galt House in Louisville, KY.
Mr. Warman will serve the KHA Board of Trustees as its Chair during the 2012-2013 session, and will help to lead this influential group in representing and advocating the interest of hospitals in the state of Kentucky, as well as enhancing their ability to deliver healthcare to the communities they serve.
Mr. Warman graduated from West Virginia University and earned a Masters of Health Care Administration from Xavier University. Additionally, Mr. Warman is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, serves as Chairman of the Kentucky Hospital Insurance Corporation, and is a member of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce. During his 14 year association with KHA, he has served on various KHA committees including Circle of Friends, Certificate of Need, Finance and Budget, Executive, and Strategic Planning Committees.
Under Mr. Warman’s leadership, Highlands has expanded its services to outreach clinics in downtown Prestonsburg and rural Floyd County, established the Highlands Center for Autism, recruited and retained needed physicians who provide care in our community, and initiated numerous physical improvements to the hospital, including a significant expansion of the Emergency Department.
The Kentucky Hospital Association, established in 1929, represents hospital and health care related organizations throughout the state of Kentucky. To learn more, visit www.kyha.com