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Health Care District's Board Chair Nationally Recognized as a Modern Healthcare 'Trustee of the Year'
Date:2/11/2008

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Care District of Palm Beach County today announced that Dr. Stanley Pierce, the Chair of the District's Board of Commissioners, has been named a "Trustee of the Year 2008" by Modern Healthcare, the national publication which sponsors the annual recognition program. Dr. Pierce received the award for the very competitive category of "Large Healthcare Organizations" -- those with more than $75 million in annual revenue or more than 250 beds. The February 11th issue of Modern Healthcare, released today, features a profile of Dr. Pierce.

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In learning about his award Dr. Pierce commented, "I'm deeply touched and honored to receive this recognition. I hope that this can be used to help the community learn about the programs and services the Health Care District provides and perhaps expand our outreach to those who are eligible to receive assistance and may not know it's available and accessible."

Board Vice-Chair Jonathan Satter and the Health Care District's Chief Executive Officer Dwight D. Chenette nominated Dr. Pierce for the prestigious award. The nomination letter details Dr. Pierce's many contributions to the Health Care District and the more than 300,000 Palm Beach County residents that the District's programs serve: "For the last decade, Dr. Pierce has played an exemplary leadership role on our governing Board and several advisory committees. Appointed to the Board in 2000, and reappointed in 2004, Dr. Pierce will complete his eighth and final year on the Board before being term limited in September 2008. By all measures, Dr. Pierce exemplifies an outstanding trustee and demands high standards in governance for the public good."

In the magazine's profile of Dr. Pierce, the Health Care District of Palm Beach
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