Chanski selected for healthcare fellows program


AUSTIN – Jared Chanski, Culberson Hospital administrator, is one of only 24 Texas hospital executives selected by the Texas Hospital Association (THA) for a year-long Health Care Fellows Program.

Designed to promote the professional development of health care leaders and position them to drive health care innovation, this program brings together health care leaders from around the state for a focused study in becoming effective health care advocates for Texas hospitals and the communities they serve.

“We are proud of the role we play in serving the health care needs of Culberson and surrounding counties,” noted Mike Easley, vice president of Preferred Management Corporation, “and today we are proud to have Jared representing Culberson Hospital and Preferred Management in THA’s Fellows program.

Offered for the first time, this new leadership program is designed to grow leaders and equip them to lead community health policy discussions, guide integrations of the latest trends in healthcare strategy and create an environment that enables the best possible patient care outcomes.  Curriculum includes presentations from a diverse group of health care experts with varying perspectives, as well as open, active dialogue and debate.

 “We are in an age of health care transformation, and as hospital leaders we have to do everything we can to position ourselves at the forefront of health care innovation,” said Ted Shaw, THA president/ CEO. “The THA Fellows program is a chance for us to identify developing thought leaders in their respective health care communities and arm them with even more skills and expertise.”

THA would like to thank the presenting sponsor, Hollaway and Gumbert for helping make this program a reality.
Founded in 1930, THA is the leadership organization and principal advocate for the state’s hospitals and health care systems. Based in Austin, THA enhances its members’ abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Texans. One of the largest hospital associations in the country, THA represents more than 445 of the state’s 584 acute-care hospitals and health care systems, which employ approximately 369,000 health care professionals statewide.



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