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Bob BednarekAngel Medical Center announces the appointment of Bob Bednarek to its board. Bednarek has more than 35 years of hospital administration experience and is the President/CEO of Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard, N.C.

Bednarek continues to serve as President/CEO of Transylvania Regional Hospital, a position he has held since 1997. Prior to joining Transylvania Regional, Bednarek was vice president of Operations at Port Huron Hospital in Michigan. He has also served as vice president at Catholic Health Corporation in Nebraska and vice president at St. Benedict’s Health System in Utah.

“Bob’s commitment to communitybased healthcare is well known in our region. He will be a great supporter of Angel’s mission of dedicated professionals providing compassionate and superior healthcare to all,” said Jim Bross, CEO Angel Medical Center. “We are fortunate and truly excited to have Bob become part of our board.”

Bednarek holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Advisory Board for the federal Office of Rural Health. Bednarek currently serves as chairman of the Transylvania Partnership for Economic Development, and has served previously on the boards of the North Carolina Hospital Association, the Brevard Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, the Transylvania Economic Development Advisory Board, and the Transylvania County United Way.

“We are fortunate to add Bob to our Board of Trustees. His experience and leadership will add much to the future success of the hospital and to the patients we serve,” said Jan Unger, Board Chairman.

About Angel Medical Center

Angel Medical Center is a full service, not-for-profit Critical Access Hospital located in Franklin, N.C., that has served the residents of Macon and surrounding counties since 1923. Inpatient services include a Women’s & Children’s Health Unit, an Intensive Care Unit, and a Medical/ Surgical Unit. Outpatient services include a wound clinic, a foot clinic, chemotherapy services, a full laboratory, digital mammography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, rehab therapy (cardiac, occupational, physical, pulmonary and speech), as well as surgical and endoscopy services. Angel also operates the Angel Urgent Care Center and Angel Home Health & Hospice. For additional information, visit

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