CONWAY, SC– Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) president and CEO, Philip A. Clayton has been re-elected and elected vice chair of Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT), PHT Services, Ltd. (PHTS), and Palmetto Healthcare Liability Insurance Program (PHLIP) boards for 2014. 

A graduate of Clemson University, Clayton received his Certificate in Executive Program in Healthcare Financial Management from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and then went on to receive his Master of Science in Health Care Administration at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Other 2014 officers of the three boards are:

  • Chair, Jay Bikofsky, managing principal, J.E.B. Consulting
  • Secretary, Norman G. Rentz, president & CEO, Cannon Memorial Hospital
  • Member-at-large, John A. Miller, Jr., FACHE, chief executive office, AnMed Health
  • Member-at-large, James A. Pfeiffer, FACHE, president & CEO, Self Regional Healthcare

Located in Columbia, SC, and founded in 1993 by healthcare executives, PHTS provides a variety of risk management services to South Carolina’s healthcare industry.  These include group self-insurance programs for workers’ compensation, professional & general liability, and medical stop-loss.

PHT was founded in 1977 by South Carolina healthcare executives as a group workers’ compensation self-insurance pool and is a leading provider of workers’ compensation coverage to the state’s health care industry.   The Trust’s focus on worker safety, coupled with specialized risk management services, emphasis on prompt claims reporting, and superior claims administration, ensure that its members have the best possible solution for their workers’ compensation needs.

PHLIP was founded under the umbrella of PHTS in 2001 in response to the growing need for a stable source for professional and general liability insurance for South Carolina hospital and health systems. 

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