Charles R. Evans is president of the International Health Services Group (IHSG). IHSG is a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world. IHSG works with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions, with projects currently underway in Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Honduras and the Dominican Republic with such partners as Rivers of the World, MedShare International, the Presbyterian Church of East Africa, the Ropheka Hospital in Nigeria, and Indiana University Medical School.
Mr. Evans is also senior advisor at Jackson Healthcare, an Atlanta-based family of companies that provide staffing, anesthesia management, hospital management and healthcare information technology solutions to hospitals and health systems throughout the US.
Mr. Evans retired in December 2006 as president of the Eastern Group of Nashville, Tennesee-based Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). He was responsible for HCA's operations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, which included approximately 58 hospitals with annual net revenues of $8 billion.
Evans is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the 2009-2010 chairman. He served as a governor of the College from 2004 through 2007. He is involved in numerous boards and associations, including Jackson Healthcare, MedShare International, and the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives. Mr. Evans also holds an appointment as clinical assistant professor of family and preventive medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.
Prior to joining HCA, Mr. Evans served in executive positions at Memorial Medical Center of Jacksonville, Florida, and Community Hospitals, Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined HCA in 1995 and managed company divisions, including North Carolina, MidAmerica, and Southeast. Mr. Evans was named president of HCA's Eastern Group in 2004.
A West Virginia native, Mr. Evans received an undergraduate degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College, a Master of Arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Indiana University.
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