SWEENY, TX (August 1, 2019) – Scott Briner, Sweeny Community Hospital CEO, has elected to leave the organization to pursue an opportunity to launch a new business and will continue to assist the organization by ensuring a smooth transition in leadership. “Under Scott’s leadership, we have excelled in providing first-quality healthcare to our patients,” said P.T. Brunner, Chairman of the Board of Directors. ”He has been a champion of the new hospital’s design, funding and build. Under his leadership, the hospital has furthered its mission of providing first quality and cost effective healthcare.” With Briner’s transition, the current Chief Nursing Officer, Kelly Park, RN, MBA, will be assuming the Interim CEO position. “During his tenure at SCH, we have accomplished many mission critical initiatives; recruited several new primary care providers, on boarded a new ER physician group, significantly improved our financial position and Scott was instrumental in securing a USDA loan to build a state of the art replacement campus.” said Brunner. “I am confident that the foundation we have built at Sweeny Community Hospital during his tenure will ensure a bright future for healthcare in the West Brazos area.” “Members of the SCH Board have earned my gratitude and my thanks for their vision, support and assistance with getting these projects done while I was the CEO. I commend the medical staff for their tireless dedication and drive to provide high quality patient care, and I also want to truly thank each of the team at SCH for their support, dedication and passion for providing first quality and cost-effective healthcare services.” said Briner. “We have an amazing team at SCH.” “This community has embraced our vision and I look forward to seeing the new hospital becoming a reality,” said Briner. “I will be working closely with P.T. and Kelly to ensure a smooth transition for the organization and the community. I know that the Sweeny Community Hospital team and this community have a very bright future” About Sweeny Community Hospital Sweeny Community Hospital provides healthcare for communities in Brazoria County, Texas. Founded in 1965, the facility offers a wealth of medical services, including 24-hour Level IV trauma center; advanced radiology services, including CT scanning and MRIs; surgical services, physical therapy, patient education, hospice care and assisted living, primary care and specialty care clinics, and more. For additional information, please visit www.sweenyhospital.org.