For Immediate Release

Regency Hospital Company Opens Hospital in Macon

Alpharetta, Georgia, April 2004–Regency Hospital Company is pleased to announce the opening of a new long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital located in Macon, Georgia. Regency Hospital of Central Georgia is a 34-bed hospital located within The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG). Regency Hospital of Central Georgia will provide acute hospital services to patients suffering from either medically complex conditions or recent catastrophic illness or injury that require an extended stay in an acute care environment.

The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s CEO, Donald Faulk, is very pleased about Regency coming to Macon. “Regency Hospital will provide a much-needed service to Macon and the surrounding communities. The Medical Center of Central Georgia chose Regency as the LTAC provider because of their strong commitment to providing the best clinical program to achieve good outcomes for our patients. We also like Regency’s commitment to an integrated relationship with MCCG,” he stated.

“Regency Hospital Company is pleased to be working with The Medical Center of Central Georgia,” commented Rod Laughlin, President and CEO of Regency Hospital Company. “We are committed to providing the highest level of acute care to our patients and to bringing a new level of specialized acute care to the people of Macon and central Georgia,” Laughlin continued.

Regency Hospital Company is a rapidly growing national network of long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals throughout the United States. For more information on Regency Hospital Company, please visit

Regency was formed by Waud Capital Partners, L.L.C. and management to develop and operate LTACs throughout the United States. Founded in 1993, Waud Capital Partners, L.L.C. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management to acquire or develop outstanding middle market businesses. WCP invests in a broad range of companies and industries with strong growth characteristics. More information about the firm can be found at

For more information contact:
Rod Laughlin,
President & CEO
Regency Hospital Company
30000 Mill Creek Avenue, Suite 250
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Reeve Waud, Founder and Managing Partner
Waud Capital Partners, L.L.C.
560 Oakwood Avenue, Suite 203
Lake Forest, IL 60045