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CEO Welcome

Neil Thornbury, Chief Executive OfficerTJ Samson Community Hospital has played a critical role in caring for the residents of south central Kentucky for more than 90 years. We strive to provide our patients and their families with healthcare that is of the highest quality, and that is respectful, compassionate, and convenient.

We want to keep everyone healthy, but we also know that there will be people every day who need the healthcare services we provide, and we are happy that so many choose T.J. Regional Health.

Our focus is to distinguish ourselves as a regional healthcare leader. Despite many changes throughout our 90-year history, one thing has remained constant; the commitment to ensure that our hospitals, outpatient services and clinics are the best places for patients to seek care, for our providers to practice, and for our team members to work.

What I value most in this role is to be part of an organization and a community that believes in taking care of people. We are proud to be involved in the community by serving at the local soup kitchen, supporting area food pantries, sponsoring youth sports, and by being actively involved in our local school systems, community theater, and more.

A lot of facilities around the country say that they work in a family environment, but here at T.J., our patients truly are our neighbors, our family members and our friends. As the CEO, my expectation is that every patient we encounter is treated like family.

On behalf of our Board of Directors and the entire leadership team at T.J. Regional Health, I extend our sincere thank you for placing your trust in our healthcare system. We have had a very successful 90 years, and I am confident in saying that we have many more successful years ahead of us.

For the health of our community.

Neil Thornbury, Chief Executive Officer
T.J. Regional Health