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QHR Client Hospital Executives Honored for Achievement

June 17, 2014

Brentwood, Tenn. (June 12, 2014)-- Quorum Health Resources (QHR) announced the winners of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership awards at its Annual Leadership Conference on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. QHR client hospital Littleton Regional Healthcare (Littleton, NH) and Crawford Memorial Hospital (Robinson, IL) received the awards for Best Overall Performance for a Critical Access Hospital.

Quorum Health Resources (QHR) announced the winners of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership awards
From left: Bob Vento, Senior Vice President of Operations for QHR; Nick Braccino, CFO at LRH and Warren West, CEO at LRH; and James L. Horrar, President and CEO of QHR

Warren West, CEO at LRH was present when the award was announced. West stated, "Running a hospital in today's world is a team sport. We are extremely grateful to everyone on the LRH team for their role in helping make this recognition happen."

"Littleton Regional Healthcare earned its place on H&HN's "2013 Most Wired Hospitals" and was one of the "25 Most Wired Small and Rural Hospitals" in the nation," said QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar. The hospital also increased admissions by six percent, grew operating room volume by 24 percent, increased net revenue by 10 percent, increased cash position by 14 percent and decreased gross days in AR from 42 days to 49 days. Littleton opened its new 3,200 square foot oncology, hematology and infusion center and the urology center. Finally, this award includes accomplishments in areas of quality, operations and financial indicators.

"Maintaining high performance is no easy feat in today's difficult healthcare environment," Horrar added. "Littleton's achievements serve as an example for all hospitals to strive to achieve. We are proud to partner with Warren West and the whole team at Littleton."

Littleton Regional Healthcare has been a QHR client hospital for eight years. "QHR is proud of the value and commitment all our leadership teams give to our client hospitals and the communities they serve day in and day out," concluded Horrar.

About QHR (Quorum Health Resources)
QHR (Quorum Health Resources) has provided consulting, management and education resources to hospitals and health systems for three decades. QHR is the market leader in hospital management, serving more than 700 hospitals over the past 3 decades. As a consulting resource, QHR is consistently ranked among the top healthcare consulting firms in the nation, and the QHR Learning Institute reaches nearly 15,000 healthcare professionals each year. For more information, go to qhr.com.

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