BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2018--
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “MPT”) (NYSE: MPW) has
announced the election of Elizabeth N. Pitman, J.D., CHPC, to its Board
of Directors. Pitman is an attorney with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis,
LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare industry.
“Beth is an accomplished healthcare attorney and we are delighted to
have her join our board,” said Edward K. Aldag, Jr., MPT’s Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are confident that she will
add great value to our Board of Directors and that Medical Properties
Trust will benefit from her insights and experience in the healthcare
Ms. Pitman provides counsel to publicly traded and privately owned
hospitals and healthcare systems, surgery centers, physician groups, and
healthcare information technology companies on a variety of matters,
including healthcare privacy, data and cyber security compliance,
Medicare reimbursement, Stark and anti-kickback compliance, as well as
technology licensing. Prior to joining Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis,
she served as general counsel at SuccessEHS, Inc., a provider of
electronic health records and revenue cycle management solutions.
Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Ms. Pitman received
her J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law and a B.S. from
Alabama in Accounting.
About Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment
trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery
by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. MPT’s
financing model helps facilitate acquisitions and recapitalizations and
allows operators of hospitals and other healthcare facilities to unlock
the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements,
technology upgrades and other investments in operations. Facilities
include acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals,
long-term acute care hospitals, and other medical and surgical
facilities. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.medicalpropertiestrust.com.
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Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
Tim Berryman, 205-969-3755
– Investor Relations