MedCath Extends Condolences to Family of Galen Powers, Longstanding MedCath Board Member

Jun 01, 2010, 16:30 ET from MedCath Corporation

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Galen Powers of Chambersburg, PA, a member of MedCath's Board of Directors who chaired the Board's Compliance Committee and served on its Audit and Governance Committees, died May 27, 2010 following an extended illness.  He was 73. Mr. Powers served on MedCath's board for 12 years.

"Our Company and our industry have lost a legend and friend," said John Casey, chairman of MedCath's Board of Directors.  "Galen was a special man. He was a pioneer of healthcare law as a subspecialty, and through his entrepreneurial skills and spirit and his business acumen leaves an indelible mark on many companies, MedCath among them.  Galen was a consummate professional, and we will miss him and his leadership as his legacy of corporate integrity and quality care survive him into the future. We extend our sincere condolences to his wife, Sandy, and all of Galen's family."

MedCath Corporation, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a health care provider focused on high acuity services with the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease being a primary service offering.  MedCath owns an interest in and operates ten hospitals with a total of 825 licensed beds, located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Texas.  In addition, MedCath and its subsidiary MedCath Partners provide services in diagnostic and therapeutic facilities in various states.

SOURCE MedCath Corporation