LOUISVILLE — Harold C. “Bud” Warman, president and CEO of Highlands Health System, was recently named chair of the Kentucky Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees.
Warman was inducted during the association’s annual convention, held at the end of May at the Galt House, in Louisville.
Warman will serve the Board of Trustees as its chair during the 2012-13 session, and will help to lead the group in representing and advocating the interest of hospitals in the state of Kentucky, as well as enhancing their ability to deliver health care to the communities they serve.
Warman graduated from West Virginia University and earned a master’s degree in health care administration from Xavier University. Additionally a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Warman serves as chairman of the Kentucky Hospital Insurance Corporation and is a member of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce.
Under Warman’s his 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 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.