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Ocean State Healthcare Announces CEO

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Ocean State Healthcare is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard Charest as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Charest brings a long history of leadership in the Rhode Island healthcare community, most recently having led the turnaround of Prime Healthcare Services-Landmark, formerly Landmark Medical Center, and previously, the Woonsocket Hospital.

Ed Lhee, Partner at New Harbor Capital, said, “We are extremely happy to have Rick join our organization, as he is uniquely qualified to understand the healthcare needs of the Rhode Island and broader Northeast community.”

“We welcome Rick to the team in this important leadership role. His commitment to quality patient care and service make him a great leader for our growing company,” said Dr. Rob Crausman, Co-Founder of Ocean State.