HomeTown Health, an association of 70 rural hospitals in the Southeast, selected David Abercrombie, CEO of Madison County Memorial Hospital, as the recipient of the Florida Division’s 2014 Hospital Leader of the Year award at the HomeTown Health Winter Conference held in Orlando on February 17 – 19.
At a time when health care is facing drastic changes and revolutionary revisions to the delivery of health care, “David has exhibited courageous efforts to preserve and promote rural healthcare in Madison and because of his outstanding achievements HomeTown Health, LLC is proud to announce that David Abercrombie is awarded the 2014 HomeTown Health Florida Hospital Leader of the Year Award,” stated HomeTown’s Managing Director, Kathy Whitmire as she presented this coveted award.
This award is presented by HomeTown Health to individuals who exhibit extraordinary talents and skills in positively influencing the delivery of health care in Florida. The healthcare industry needs capable leaders more than ever and David is one of those very gifted people. HomeTown Health is pleased to recognize David Abercrombie, whose efforts truly constitute a contribution to the betterment of mankind where few people have the opportunity to make that kind of contribution.
HomeTown Health, LLC is an organization of more than 70 rural and small hospitals, located throughout the Southeast, who collectively pursue ways to help our hospitals survive in this environment of constant changes to reimbursement and huge budget cuts from the state and federal level. The mission of HomeTown Health is to ensure that rural healthcare in Georgia is preserved at the local community level wherever possible and that a continuum of care is available to the rural populations of Georgia.