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Ballinger Memorial Hospital was founded at its current location in Ballinger, Texas on January 1, 1963. The hospital has a service area of 635 square miles and serves over 8500 citizens. The hospital became a taxing district on January 31, 1990. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District became a Critical Access Hospital with 25 beds in August of 2000. In 2005, the District attained the Ballinger Hospital Clinic and in March of 2012 the District continued its growth by acquiring Keel Drug Pharmacy. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District offers numerous outpatient services, acute and swing bed care, and is certified as a level IV trauma ER. Our outpatient services include physical therapy, wound care, clinic services, ambulance service, and a wellness center as well as outpatient lab services and radiology services. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District is one of the larger employers in the area with over 100 full and part time employees. The purpose of Ballinger Memorial Hospital District is to serve as a hospital for the care of persons suffering from any illness or disability which requires patient care. The District carries on educational activities related to rendering care to the sick and injured. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District participates in and promotes activities that encourage wellness in our community.

Board of Directors

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Mike Dankworth

Chairman

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Bill Hunter

Vice Chairman

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Ben Clayton

Secretary

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David Cowart

Board Member

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Debbie Mattingley

Board Member

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Bryan Jennings

Board Member

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Dr. Bradly Bundrant, MD, MPH, DABSM, FAAFP

Board Member

Administration

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Rhett D. Fricke, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer Administrator

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Antoinette Sehon, MBA, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

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Becky Ellis, BSN

Director of Nursing

Leadership Team

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Beth Edington, Pharm D

Director of Pharmacy-Interim

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Amy Fischer, RPh

Director of Pharmacy

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Jacob Flores

Director of Information Technology

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Dawn Fournier, RN

Trauma Coordinator

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Mike Goetz, EMT-P

Director of Emergency Medical Services

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Sherri Gonzalez, MT (ASCP)

Director of Laboratory

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Howard Hoelscher

Director of Plant Operations

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Leslie Jaramillo

Director of Patient Financial Services

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Sally Lutes, MPH

Director of Ballinger Hospital Clinic

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Laura Mallory

Administrative Assistant

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Cam Martin

Director of Human Resources

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Sommer McCullough, RT (R)

Director of Radiology

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Director of HIM

Director of Health Information Management and Privacy Officer

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Steven Rodriguez

Director of Dietary Services

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Alicia Rosales

Director of Special Projects

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Susan Schwertner, PT

Director of Physical Therapy

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Melanie Sharpes, RN

Director of Quality / Case Management / Staff Services

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Position Available

Director of Quality Assurance and Case Management

Medical Staff

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Bradly Bundrant, MD, MPH, DABSM, FAAFP

Vice Chief of Staff

Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine

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Alan Hardwicke, MD, ABIM

Chief of Medical Staff

Internal Medicine

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Daniel Heimbecker, MD FACEP

Emergency Medicine

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Paul Linden, MD

Internal Medicine

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Elisabeth Noelke, MD, FAAFP

Family Medicine

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Amy Page, PA-C

Family Practice

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Karen Rightmire, DO

Emergency Medicine

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Sarah Studer, PA-C

Family Practice