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CentraState Names New VP of Quality and Patient Safety

By |2018-05-07T12:07:39-04:00July 31st, 2017|

Karen Freeman, MSA, has been appointed CentraState Healthcare System’s new vice president of quality and patient safety.

Freeman has 25 years of senior-level leadership experience in both community and academic medical centers in areas of quality, performance improvement, risk management, regulatory, accreditation, medical staff credentialing and operational leadership for various clinical and ancillary departments.

Freeman comes to CentraState from Regional One Health in Memphis, TN, where she had served as their vice president of quality and risk management. She was also previously employed as chief quality officer at Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.; vice president at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, GA; and senior vice president at Southern Health and Rehabilitation Services, LLC, in Dublin, GA.

Freeman earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stetson University, Deland, FL, and a Master of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University, Fort McPherson, GA. She is a certified compliance professional (CCP) and certified professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM), as well as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

For more information about CentraState Healthcare System and the services it provides, call (866) CENTRA7 or visit

CentraState Healthcare System is a nonprofit community health organization consisting of an acute-care hospital, a health and wellness campus, three senior living communities, a Family Medicine Residency Program, and a charitable foundation. CentraState’s teaching program is sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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