UHS-Pruitt Corporation COO Chris Bryson Elected GHCA Chair of the Board of Directors and Recognized for Leadership Excellence

Jun 24, 2013, 10:55 ET from UHS-Pruitt Corporation

NORCROSS, Ga., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UHS-Pruitt Corporation Chief Operating Officer, Chris Bryson, was elected as chair of the Georgia Health Care Association board of directors within hours of being honored with the organization's Leadership Excellence Award. Mr. Bryson has several decades of experience in health care and is a recognized leader in the long-term and post-acute care fields. He was selected for the leadership recognition because his work demonstrates he holds a vast commitment to quality, stewardship and integrity.

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In the past, Mr. Bryson has served as chair of the Owner/Operator Committee, as the association's treasurer and, most recently, as vice chair of the board of directors. As Chair, he will provide guidance and direction to the Georgia association that represents providers serving communities throughout the state. He succeeds Ms. Deborah L. Meade, CEO of Health Management of Warner Robins, Georgia.

"Chris Bryson is a recognized leader in field of long-term and post-acute care," said Jon S. Howell, president and CEO of the Georgia Health Care Association.  "As board chair, he will play a pivotal role in our work to help people learn that long-term and post-acute care professionals in Georgia are committed to providing high-quality and compassionate care that meets the ever-changing needs of Georgia's elderly and disabled citizens."

About UHS-Pruitt Corporation

Since 1969, UHS-Pruitt Corporation has been providing management-related services for high quality health care providers throughout the Southeast. Known for its proactive performance improvement programs and holistic post-acute care services, UHS-Pruitt's "commitment to caring" defines not only its services, but the culture in which its skilled network of dedicated providers work. With more than 200 service locations in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina, the UHS-Pruitt Corporation family of providers touches the lives of more than 24,000 patients each day through skilled nursing centers, home health and hospice agencies, assisted and independent living communities, institutional pharmacy and medical supply services, and programs in rehabilitation, nutrition, adult day care, community care, and care management. For more information please visit www.URReady.com.

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