The Mississippi Rural Health Association is pleased to announce the results of its recent board election. The association enjoyed a very competitive election of highly qualified and experienced candidates for the board. The top two candidates to receive votes were Toby Butler and Shana Lane.
Toby Butler is the Managing Partner of the Trilogy Healthcare Solutions LLC, a Partner in Trilogy Revenue Cycle Solutions LLC, and a Partner in Trilogy Care Connect LLC. Toby is a proven healthcare executive with over 25 years of healthcare financial and operational leadership experience in the publicly traded, for profit environment, as well as the community based not for profit environment. He has a passion for rural communities and has dedicated his career to helping rural hospitals and health systems identify and execute strategies to ensure the provision of quality, sustainable healthcare for the communities they serve. Toby and his team at Trilogy are specifically dedicated to helping rural communities and their hospitals and health systems navigate the many changes and challenges facing rural hospitals and health systems.
Shana Lane, RN, CPHQ has been employed at Simpson General Hospital for 29 years. She is the Director of Quality, Infection Control, and Risk Management at the facility. Shana currently serves on the HPIC Claims and Risk Management Committee, as well as the Compass Rural Health Advisory Panel. In addition, Shana has been elected to her third term on the Board of Alderman for the Town of New Hebron and has been appointed to the 2022-2023 MS Municipal League Health Committee.
Butler and Lane will fill the roles vacated by Michael Nester of H.C. Watkins Hospital, and Paula Turner of North Mississippi Medical Center. Both Nester and Turner completed their maximum terms on the board. Butler and Lane will join the remaining eleven directors on the board to begin the term in January, 2023.
For more information on the Board of Directors of the association, visit us at http://www.msrha.org.