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Fremont-Rideout Health Group Hires Interim Chief Financial Officer

Rideout Health Group Hires Interim Chief Financial Officer

                March 12, 2010 (Yuba City, CA) - Rideout Health Group (FRHG) announced that Michael McGinnis has been named its interim chief financial officer effective March 9.

                Mr. McGinnis brings extensive health care industry financial management experience to the FRHG senior leadership team. He most recently served as the chief financial officer for Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, California.

                Mr. McGinnis is also the founder and president of High Point Consulting, Inc., a successful health care-specific firm specializing in strategic, financial, and facility management consulting. Under the High Point Consulting umbrella, Mr. McGinnis functioned as interim CFO for several health care providers in addition to providing executive counsel on physician/hospital joint ventures, surgery and medical office building development, physician practice valuation, financing, feasibility studies, and strategic planning.

                Prior to establishing High Point Consulting, Mr. McGinnis held the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer at Community Medical Centers in Fresno, California, a market-leading health system including three acute care hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, home care and stand-alone imaging, fitness and oncology centers as well as trauma and burn care. Community Medical Centers also hosts a graduate medical education program affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco. He progressed through a series of executive leadership positions over the course of his 11 years of service to the organization.

                In addition to being a certified public account, Mr. McGinnis holds a masters degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University and earned a bachelor of science degree from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois.