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John M. Fogarty named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CharterCARE Health Partners | February 16, 2010

(February 8, 2010) – John M. Fogarty has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CharterCARE Health Partners, the corporate parent of Roger Williams Medical Center and St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island (SJHSRI).

Fogarty will continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of SJHSRI, the state’s Catholic-sponsored health system that operates Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence and St. Joseph Hospital for Specialty Care in Providence. Fogarty has been a member of the St. Joseph management team since 1988, serving as its executive vice president from 2003 until his appointment as CEO in 2007.

During his tenure at SJHSRI, Fogarty has played a key role in the development and diversification of the St. Joseph Health system, including leading the development of specialty rehabilitation and psychiatric services, outpatient satellite services, and serving as chief operating officer for the entire organization, focusing on operational and quality improvement.

“John’s operational expertise and leadership will greatly benefit CharterCARE Health Partners,” said Edwin J. Santos, Chairman of the Board of CharterCARE Health Partners. “As a hospital President and CEO, John knows firsthand the challenges that exist in today’s health care environment. His depth of experience will be particularly useful as CharterCARE focuses on integrating operations, strengthening financial performance and expanding services to the community.”

Fogarty received both his undergraduate degree and Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the Board of Directors of the Urban League of Rhode Island and the Visiting Nurse Service of Greater Rhode Island. John, his wife Janet and their two sons reside in Barrington, Rhode Island.

CharterCARE Health Partners is the corporate parent of Roger Williams Medical Center and St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island. It operates a total of 579 licensed hospital beds, employs approximately 3,200 employees and has annual operating revenues of approximately $330 million.

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