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LifePoint Names Russell L. Holman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ: LPNT), a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home, today announced that Russell L. Holman, M.D., has been named chief medical officer (CMO), effective February 11, 2013. Dr. Holman replaces Lanny R. Copeland, M.D., who has served as LifePoint’s CMO since the position was created in 2007. Dr. Copeland, who last summer announced his plans to retire, will continue to serve through a transition period.

LifePoint Names Russell L. Holman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

LifePoint Names Russell L. Holman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Dr. Holman has more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience in academic centers, managed care, corporate and community hospital settings. He joins LifePoint from Cogent HMG, a national hospital medicine management company, where he served in executive leadership roles for the past eight years, most recently as chief clinical officer. Previously, Dr. Holman served as medical director of hospital services for HealthPartners Medical Group & Clinics (HPMG&C) in Bloomington, Minn., and assistant director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Minnesota.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Holman to LifePoint. He brings extensive knowledge and expertise in areas of strategic importance to our company and shares our passion for quality patient care,” said William F. Carpenter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LifePoint Hospitals. “Dr. Holman has led hospital quality and safety initiatives on both local and national levels, as well as enterprise-wide initiatives to improve clinical performance. He has a passion for physician leadership development. He is the ideal person to lead LifePoint’s strategic efforts in these areas at our facilities across the country.”

Among Dr. Holman’s foremost professional accomplishments, in 1996 he founded one of the earliest hospitalist programs for Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. In 2000, he created one of the nation’s first postgraduate Fellowship Programs in Hospital Medicine for HPMG&C. In 2007, he co-authored and edited the textbook, Comprehensive Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Holman graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He is a Past-President of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and was honored by SHM with the Outstanding Service Award in Hospital Medicine. Most notable, he is one of only 10 Masters in Hospital Medicine in the U.S.

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