NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Vice President Kim Fox has been named president of the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Tennessee Society for Healthcare Marketing & Public Relations (TSHMPR). Fox began her term at the conclusion of the society’s annual conference last week.
“Kim is a well-respected, talented professional who will bring energy and passion to leading this organization”
The society – the largest healthcare communication organization in Tennessee – is the state chapter of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development. Through education and skills development for its members, it seeks to bolster the value of healthcare marketing and communications.
Fox brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare marketing and communications.
“I have a love for this industry and a desire to see it elevated,” Fox said. “The time is right for us as healthcare communications professionals to take that step. We’re entering a new world where reform, technology and more are converging, and communications will be more important than ever.”
As president, one of Fox’s goals is to increase educational opportunities for TSHMPR members.
“Kim is a well-respected, talented professional who will bring energy and passion to leading this organization,” said David Jarrard, president and CEO of Jarrard Inc. “She has accomplished remarkable things over the course of her career and has many more honors to come. We are very proud of her.”
Fox joined Jarrard Inc. in 2006. Previously, she was a senior account supervisor for Lovell Communications and regional director of marketing for IASIS Healthcare. She also served as director of marketing and communications for Tennessee Christian Medical Center for 13 years.
About Jarrard Inc.
Based in Nashville, Tenn., with an office in Chicago, Jarrard Inc. is the premier strategic communications firm for any hospital or health system in the nation experiencing a time of significant change, crisis or opportunity. The firm publishes healthcare newsletter Inside Baseball and ranks among the top 15 healthcare PR firms in the U.S. For more information, visit www.jarrardinc.com or follow us @JarrardInc.