Kingman Healthcare Inc. board chair recognized for service

Published by The Bee News

September 14, 2021

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Kingman Healthcare Inc. board chair recognized for service

Kingman, Arizona, September 14, 2021 – Kingman Regional Medical Center announces the retirement of David French from the Kingman Healthcare Inc. (KHI), board of directors after 36 years of service.

French was originally elected to the Board of Directors of Kingman Hospital, Inc. in 1985 and was reelected in 1990, 1995, and 2000.  During that tenure, he has served on multiple committees and served as treasurer from 1985-2009. In 2009 he was elected Chairman of the board.

In addition to his work with KHI, French also served as a director on the board of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association. He currently sits on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy board.

“I believe healthcare is one of the most important facets of any community,” said French, “and though it is demanding, my work with KHI has been some of the most rewarding of my career.”

French was presented with a plaque to honor his time serving on the board. As a local non-profit organization, KHI’s primary function is to oversee the operations of Kingman Regional Medical Center. KHI’s Board of Directors consists of eleven elected board members along with KRMC’s Chief Executive Officer and Medical Chief of Staff.

Elected board members hold three-year terms, staggered so that no more than four directors are to be elected or re-elected each year. All elected board members are community-minded individuals who receive no compensation.

Photo: KHI Board Officers Jim Baker, Coral Loyd, and Krystal Burge present Dave French (second from right) with a plaque to honor his service.

About Kingman Regional Medical Center

(KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus health care system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,900 employees, 150 volunteers, and 270 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. It is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received the Arizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance.

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