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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 Pam Henson Executive Director Pathways of Tennessee, Inc. 238 Summar Drive Jackson, TN 38301 731-541-8270 

pam.henson@wth.org Henson is a licensed professional counselor with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Murray State University. Having been in the mental health field since 1986, she is responsible for 8 Outpatient Mental Health Centers, an Inpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit, a Crisis Stabilization Unit, a Mobile Crisis Team and a Walk-In Triage Center. Pathways has approximately 240 total employees. They provide over 10,000 units of service each month.

Currie Higgs Vice President/Chief General Counsel West Tennessee Healthcare 620 Skyline Drive Jackson, TN 38301 731-541-5000

www.wth.org Higgs joined the West Tennessee Healthcare system in 2000 as Assistant General Counsel and became General Counsel in 2003. She has a BA from Northwestern University, JD-College of William and Mary, Marshall Wythe School of Law. She oversees Legal, Contract Development, Review and Management, Litigation Management, General and Healthcare Laws, Rules and Regulations, Risk Management, Insurance Claims, Certain Safety Issues and PreLitigation Matters.

Leigh Ann Hughes Chief Financial Officer Hardin Medical Center 935 Wayne Road Savannah, TN 38372 731-926-8000

www.HardinMedical Center.org Hughes is Chief Financial Officer at Hardin Medical Center (HMC). Hughes began her career at HMC as the controller and supervisor of the accounting department.  She graduated with honors in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM), then magna cum laude with her Master of Accountancy in 2005 also from UTM. Additionally Hughes holds an Associate of Science in Accounting from Jackson State Community College and in 2008 earned her certified public accountant (CPA) license.

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J Rick Johnson, MBA, BSN, RN, CRRN, CCM Chief Executive Officer West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Cane Creek A Partnership with Encompass Health 180 Mount Pelia Road Martin, TN 38237 731-261-1230 

spirerehabhospital.com Johnson joined HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2016 as Chief Executive Officer and brings over 30 years of diverse healthcare experience, eight of those years being with the HealthSouth Corporation (Encompass Health). His healthcare experience includes case management, quality and risk management and nursing administration. He received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare administration and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from King University in Bristol, Tennessee and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon, Virginia.

Karen “Kay” Jordan, CPA, FACMPE Chief Financial Officer Sports, Orthopedics & Spine 569 Skyline Dr. Jackson, TN 38301 731-427-7888

sportsorthospine.com Jordan is the CFO of Sports, Orthopedics & Spine with locations in Jackson, Parsons, Dyersburg and Martin, Tenn. She is a certified public accountant and a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and has previously served as adjunct faculty for Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Jordan has held numerous leadership roles in the Medical Group Management Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Executives.

K Adam Kelley Comptroller West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic 24 Physicians Drive Jackson, TN 38305 731-410-2306

akelley@wtbjc.com Kelley joined West TN Bone & Joint Clinic in 2007 as Marketing Coordinator. He has served as the Comptroller for the last three

years at the clinic. Kelley graduated from Freed Hardeman University in 2002 with a BS in Finance.

Darrell King Vice President West Tennessee Medical Group West Tennessee Healthcare 620 Skyline Drive Jackson, TN 38301 731-541-5000

www.wth.org King joined West Tennessee Healthcare in December 2015 as Vice President of West Tennessee Medical Group. In addition, Darrell oversees Sports Plus Rehab Centers, Kirkland Cancer Center, Wound Care, and the Infusion Clinic. He has over 25 years of experience in managing large multi-specialty practices. Before joining West Tennessee Healthcare, King served as Chief Executive Officer of NEA Baptist Clinic in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Throughout his career, Darrell has been active in leadership and community organizations across Arkansas and Tennessee. He is a Jackson native, and has a BA from the University of Tennessee and a MBA from Union University.

Ruby Kirby Administrator West Tennessee Healthcare - Bolivar General Hospital 650 Nuckolls Road Bolivar, TN 38008 731-659-0218

www.wth.org Kirby has been Administrator of Bolivar General Hospital since January, 2002. She began her healthcare career at West Tennessee Healthcare in 1979 and previously served as Director of General Surgery and SICU at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and Director of Patient Care at Bolivar General Hospital. Kirby has served on the board of the Tennessee Technology Center (Whiteville), Hardeman County Health Council, and received a 2012 Sterling Award in recognition of the Top 20 Most Influential Women of West Tennessee.

Donna W. Klutts, RHIT, CMPE Chief Executive Officer West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, PC 24 Physicians Drive Jackson, TN 38305 731-410-2318 Interim Administrator

Physicians Surgery Center 207 Stonebridge Blvd Jackson, TN 38305 731-661-6340

Klutts has been in her current position for the past sixteen years. Prior to this role, she

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