Richmond, TX…OakBend Medical Center is proud to announce that all of its eligible trustees have received Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT) Certified Healthcare Trustee designation.
This designation is earned through a voluntary program designed to help healthcare board members become better leaders and show their commitment to good governance to their hospital and community.
Ruthanne Mefford, Tom Crayton, Melissa Martin, Jeff Council, May Tape, Dr. Ed Uthman, Norma Petrosewicz and Representative John Zerwas have made a commitment of time and effort to the organization earning this designation and being educated on issues that impact governance of community hospitals.
“We are proud of our board of directors and their commitment to leading our hospital,” said Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center, “They have devoted their personal time to understanding the issues that impact community hospitals and learning how to best manage the hospital.”
About OakBend Medical Center
OakBend Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit community hospital based in Fort Bend County, providing quality care and exemplary service with its four hospitals, as well as many specialty centers. As a community hospital, caring for our patients is personal. Our patients are our neighbors, our family, and our friends. We act with integrity and compassion, each of our staff takes ownership of providing the highest quality care and we have an absolute commitment to excellence in all that we do.
OakBend Medical Center is home to Fort Bend’s Most Advanced:
- Emergency Room (Only No Wait Hospital ER in the Greater Houston Area)
- Trauma Program (Level III, Advanced)
- Neonatal ICU (Level II)
- Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit
- Geriatric Psychiatric Program
- Skilled Nursing Facility