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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 5, 2019) - Swope Health's Board of Directors has selected the next President and CEO of Swope Health. Jeron Ravin will join the organization on Monday, Aug. 26, following the previously announced retirement of current President and CEO, Dave Barber. Mr. Ravin previously served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (CHCAMS). CHCAMS is comprised of 21 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), working together to increase health access by providing affordable, quality, comprehensive healthcare in Mississippi. Mr. Ravin joins Swope Health at a time when the organization has secured its place in the community as a leading healthcare provider. The organization is celebrating 50 years of delivering healthcare to the community, and was recently awarded several quality awards from Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). It also received several notable accreditations in 2018, including a three-year renewal of its Joint Commission accreditation.