CHARLES R. EVANS
Charles R. Evans is President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG) and Senior Advisor at Jackson Healthcare. IHSG is a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world. It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions. Projects are currently underway in Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Belize, Honduras and the Dominican Republic working with such partners as Rivers of the World, MedShare International, the Presbyterian Church of East Africa, the Ropheka Hospital in Nigeria, Hampden-Sydney College, and Indiana University Medical School.
Jackson Healthcare is an Atlanta-based consortium of companies that provide physician and clinician staffing, anesthesia management and healthcare information technology solutions proven to improve clinical and financial outcomes to hospitals, health systems and physician groups throughout the U.S.
Evans is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He served as a Governor of the College from 2004 - 2007 and Chairman Officer from 2008 - 2011. He also serves as a member of the boards at Jackson Healthcare and CareSpot Express Healthcare, and as a member of the Senior Advisory Board at MedAssets. Additionally, he serves on the boards of non-profit organizations including MedShare International, MedicalMissions.org, and is chairman of the Hospital Charitable Service Awards. In 2012, the International Hospital Federation appointed him Special Advisor for the Americas Region. He is active in numerous professional associations and community organizations.
Prior to joining HCA, Evans served in executive positions at Memorial Medical Center of Jacksonville, Florida, and Community Hospitals, Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined HCA in 1995 and managed company divisions including North Carolina, MidAmerica, and Southeast. Evans was named President of HCA’s Eastern Group in 2004, where he was responsible for operations in the Eastern half of the company.
A West Virginia native, Evans received an undergraduate degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College, a Master of Arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Indiana University.