CFO Sean Whilden: Keeping Houston Healthcare Competitive
Moody's Investors Service recently affirmed Houston Healthcare's A2 long-term bond rating on nearly $72 million of debt, confirming that the system is positioned for strong financial results.
Moody's analysts said Mr. Whilden and the Houston Healthcare executive team are the sole acute-care providers in Houston County — 237-bed Houston Medical Center in Warner Robins and 45-bed Perry (Ga.) Hospital — and their strong market position has led to consistent growth in cash and investments. "Furthermore, with its relatively new senior management team, [Houston Healthcare] is developing strategies to enhance physician relationships, continue its historical strong volume growth and prepare for health reform," Moody's said.
Before joining Houston Healthcare, Mr. Whilden was the system controller at DeKalb Medical in Decatur, Ga. He also served as CFO of DeKalb Medical Hillandale in Lithonia, Ga., which is part of the DeKalb Medical health system.
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