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John Yeary Named Freestone Medical Center CEO

Plano, Texas – August 2, 2018 – Community Hospital Consulting and the Fairfield Hospital District Board of Directors have named John Yeary as CEO of Freestone Medical Center, Fairfield, Texas. He assumed this role on August 1, 2018 after serving as Interim CEO since March. Freestone Medical Center is a 37-bed community hospital located in Fairfield, Texas.

“We are excited to have John fully on board to lead Freestone Medical Center and continue the hospital’s mission to serve area residents with quality healthcare for years to come,” said Craig Sims, senior vice president of Hospital Operations for Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) of Plano, Texas. CHC Consulting, the management and consulting arm of CHC, manages the hospital.

Since joining Freestone Medical Center, Yeary has enhanced board, physician and staff relationships, while also developing close community ties through Rotary Club and church activities, and umpiring for the area’s Dixie Youth Baseball.

Formerly, Yeary served on the administrative staffs of Hendrick Health System, Abilene, Texas, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria La., U.T. Southwestern Medical Center and Liberty Health Services of Dallas, Eastland Memorial Hospital, Eastland, Texas, Shelby Regional Medical Center, Center, Texas and DeSoto Regional Health System, Mansfield, La. From 2010 to 2016, he served as manager then CEO/Owner of Regional Health Services, LLC, a durable medical equipment company headquartered in Alexandria, La.

Yeary holds a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University—San Antonio, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About Community Hospital Corporation – HELP WHERE HOSPITALS NEED IT®
Community Hospital Corporation owns, manages and consults with hospitals through three distinct organizations – CHC Hospitals, CHC Consulting and CHC ContinueCARE, which share a common purpose to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers. Based in Plano, Texas, CHC provides the resources and experience community hospitals need to improve quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and financial performance. For more information about CHC, please visit

About Freestone Medical Center
Freestone Medical Center is a 37-bed community hospital serving residents of Freestone County and surrounding communities. At Freestone Medical Center, patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare from highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our services include inpatient and outpatient care, a 24-hour emergency department, outpatient/elective surgeries and procedures, cardiac rehabilitation, laboratory and imaging. Please visit

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