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Riverside Community Hospital appoints new Chief Financial Officer

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RIVERSIDE - Riverside Community Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Russ Young as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2012. Mr. Young brings extensive health care finance and administration background to his new role at Riverside Community Hospital.

"We are delighted that Russ is joining Riverside Community Hospital as Chief Financial Officer and as a part of our executive team,” says President and CEO Patrick Brilliant. “With more than 15 years of finance experience and a broad and deep knowledge of hospital accounting and administration, I’m confident that Russ is a perfect candidate for the position. We look forward to welcoming him to our team.”

Since 2008, Russ has served as the CFO for HCA Central Florida Regional Hospital.  Russ has been a part of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Riverside Community Hospital’s parent company, since 1998, starting as an Accountant with HCA Ocala Regional Medical Center.  From there, he transitioned to the HCA Corporate office serving as an Internal Audit Manager, then moved on to Controller for HCA Mountain Division, then CFO for HCA South Bay Hospital in the West Florida Division.

Russ played a significant role in the success of HCA Central Florida Regional Hospital. During his time there, he was instrumental in developing and implementing growth strategies that contributed in making Central Florida Regional an excellent performing hospital. “I am extremely excited to join the Riverside Community Hospital family!  My wife, Pam, and our children look forward to relocating to the Riverside area in October and engraining ourselves in this wonderful community. I know that RCH is an organization that really does care for the community and I am looking forward to being a part of the team.  Personally, I am eager to begin building friendships both inside and outside the walls of our Hospital.”

Russ received his Masters of Business Administration at Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.  Russ is married to his wife, Pamela, and they have three children:  Kelsey (12), Hailey (10), and Caleb (7).

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